Mineral Information and Data:

Taikanite
BaSr2Mn3+2O2(Si4O12) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Taikan Mountains, Khabarovsk Territory, Russia.

IMA status : Approved Species 1985 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
65.03.03.01  
  (65) Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1
  (65.03) with chains P=4
  (65.03.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.DH.25
  (09) Silicates
  (09.D) Inosilicates* Structural terminology per Liebau (1985)
  (09.DH) with 4-periodic single chains, Si4O12
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2 — sphenoidal
  
  
  

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