Mineral Information and Data:

Odintsovite
K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Prof. M. M. Odintsova (1911-1979), a founder of the Institute of the Earth's Crust, Irkutsk.

IMA status : Approved Species 1995 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
61.01.05.01  
  (61) Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings
  (61.01) with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
  (61.01.05)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.CJ.50
  (09) Silicates
  (09.C) Cyclosilicates
  (09.CJ) [Si6O18]12- 6-membered single rings (sechser-Einfachringe), without insular complex anions
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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