Mineral Information and Data:

Filatovite
K(Al,Zn)2(As,Si)2O8 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Stanislav K. Filatov (b. 1940), Professor, Department of Crystallography, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

IMA status : Approved Species 2004 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
76.01.01.08  (This Dana# Added)
  (76) Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework
  (76.01) with Al-Si frameworks
  (76.01.01) K (Na,Ba) feldspars
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.AC.85
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.A) Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
  (08.AC) With medium-sized and large cations
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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