Mineral Information and Data:

Simplotite
CaV4+4O9 • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Jack R. Simplot (1909-) of the Simplot Mining Co., Boise, Idaho, USA.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1958) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
47.04.08.01  
  (47) Vanadium Oxysalts
  (47.04) (Hydrated Containing V++++ and V+++++)
  (47.04.08)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.HG.20
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.H) V[5+,6+] Vanadates
  (04.HG) Unclassified V oxides
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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