Mineral Information and Data:

Krauskopfite
BaSi2O5 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Konrad Bates Krauskopf (1910- ), Professor of Geochemistry, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.

IMA status : Approved Species 1965 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
74.03.04.02  
  (74) Phyllosilicate Modulated Layers
  (74.03) with joined strips
  (74.03.04) Ba phyllosilicates
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.DH.30
  (09) Silicates
  (09.D) Inosilicates* Structural terminology per Liebau (1985)
  (09.DH) with 4-periodic single chains, Si4O12
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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