Mineral Information and Data:

Bostwickite
CaMn3+6Si3O16 • 7H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Richard C. Bostwick (1943-), collector and compiler of data on Franklin and Sterling Hill, NJ mineralogy, particularly fluorescent species.

IMA status : Approved Species 1982 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
78.07.01.01  
  (78) Unclassified silicates
  (78.07) wholly unclassified silicates
  (78.07.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.HC.10
  (09) Silicates
  (09.H) Unclassified Silicates
  (09.HC) With Mn, Fe
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): Unknown — Unk
  
  
  

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