Mineral Information and Data:

Caoxite
CaC2O4 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the acronym of "Centennial Anniversary Of X-rays" and also for Calcium Oxalate.

IMA status : Approved Species 1997 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
50.01.02.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (50) Salts of Organic Acids and Hydrocarbons
  (50.01) (Oxalates)
  (50.01.02) Weddellite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
10.AB.50
  (10) Organic Compounds
  (10.A) Salts of Organic Acids
  (10.AB) Oxalates
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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