Mineral Information and Data:

Manaksite
KNaMn2+Si4O10 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for MAnganese; sodium, NAtrium; potassium, Kalium; and SIlicon in its composition.

IMA status : Approved Species 1992 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
70.01.01.03  
  (70) Inosilicate Column or Tube Structures
  (70.01) with columnar silicate units
  (70.01.01) Litidionite group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.DG.70
  (09) Silicates
  (09.D) Inosilicates* Structural terminology per Liebau (1985)
  (09.DG) with 3-periodic single and multiple chains
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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