Mineral Information and Data:

Miserite
KCa6Si8O22(OH) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Hugh Dinsmore Miser (1884-1969), geologist, U. S. Geological Survey.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1950) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
70.02.01.01  
  (70) Inosilicate Column or Tube Structures
  (70.02) with Si2O7 dimers
  (70.02.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.DG.85
  (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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