Mineral Information and Data:

Ferripyrophyllite
Fe3+Si2O5(OH) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named as the Fe+++ analog of pyrophyllite.

IMA status : Approved Species 1979 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
71.02.01.02  
  (71) Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.02) with 2:1 Layers
  (71.02.01) Pyrophyllite-talc group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.EC.10
  (09) Silicates
  (09.E) Phyllosilicates
  (09.EC) Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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