Mineral Information and Data:

Bussyite-(Ce)
(Na,H2O)6(Ce,REE)3Be5MnSi9(O,OH)30F4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Antoine Alexandre Brutus Bussy (1794-1882), French chemist who is co-credited in isolating the element beryllium in August 1828.

IMA status : Approved Species 2007 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
72.05.02.08  (This Dana# Added)
  (72) Phyllosilicate Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
  (72.05) with corrugated and complex layers
  (72.05.02) Leucospenite and related species
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.EA.80
  (09) Silicates
  (09.E) Phyllosilicates
  (09.EA) Single nets of tetrahedra with 4-, 5-, (6-), and 8-membered rings
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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