Mineral Information and Data:

Dashkovaite
Mg(HCOO)2 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for E. R. Dashkova (1744-1796), former director of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences.

IMA status : Approved Species 2000 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
50.02.06.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (50) Salts of Organic Acids and Hydrocarbons
  (50.02) (Mellitates, Citrates, Cyanates, and Acetates)
  (50.02.06) Formicaite Series
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
10.AA.10
  (10) Organic Compounds
  (10.A) Salts of Organic Acids
  (10.AA) Formates, Acetates, etc.
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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