Mineral Information and Data:

Ominelite
Fe2+Al3O2(BO3)SiO4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the locality: Omine Mountains near the misen River at Tenkawa, Yoshio, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

IMA status : Approved Species 2002 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
54.01.01.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (54) Nesosilicate Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
  (54.01) with (BO3)
  (54.01.01) Grandidierite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.AJ.05
  (09) Silicates
  (09.A) Nesosilicates (Isolated tetrahedron) structures
  (09.AJ) Nesosilicates with BO3 triangles and/or B[4], Be[4] tetrahedra, cornersharing with SiO4
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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