Mineral Information and Data:

Dellaventuraite
NaNa2(MgMn3+2LiTi4+)Si8O22O2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Giancarlo Della Ventura, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, for his extensive work on the crystal chemistry of synthetic amphiboles.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
66.01.03c.17  (This Dana# Added)
  (66) Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
  (66.01) with P=2 amphibole configuration
  (66.01.03c) Group 4, the sodic amphiboles
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.DE.25
  (09) Silicates
  (09.D) Inosilicates* Structural terminology per Liebau (1985)
  (09.DE) with 2-periodic double chains, Si4O11; Clinoamphiboles
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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