Mineral Information and Data:

Mongolite
Ca4Nb6Si5O24(OH)10 • 6H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after the locality: Khan-Bogdinsky massif, Gobi desert, Mongolia.

IMA status : Approved Species 1985 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
56.02.04.15  
  (56) Sorosilicate Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F. and H2O
  (56.02) with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
  (56.02.04) Cuspidine - Wohlerite group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.HF.05
  (09) Silicates
  (09.H) Unclassified Silicates
  (09.HF) With Nb, Ta, Zr
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): Unknown — Unk
  
  
  

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