Mineral Information and Data:

Feroxyhyte
Fe3+O(OH) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the composition (Ferric, Oxygen, Hydroxide).

IMA status : Approved Species 1976 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
06.01.04.04  
  (06) Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.01) where X+++O OH
  (06.01.04) Heterogenite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FE.40
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FE) Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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