Mineral Information and Data:

Willhendersonite
KCa(Si3Al3)O12 • 5H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after William A. Henderson, of Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., who noted this as an unusual mineral and provided it for study.

IMA status : Approved Species 1984 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
77.01.02.03  
  (77) Tectosilicate Zeolite group
  (77.01) true zeolites
  (77.01.02) Chabazite and related species
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.GD.10
  (09) Silicates
  (09.G) Tektosilicates with Zeolitic H2O
  (09.GD) Chains of 6-membered rings - tabular zeolites
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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