Mineral Information and Data:

Magadiite
Na2Si14O29 • 11H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Lake Magadi, Olduvai Gorge, Kenya.

IMA status : Approved Species 1967 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
78.07.12.01  
  (78) Unclassified silicates
  (78.07) wholly unclassified silicates
  (78.07.12)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.EA.20
  (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): Unknown — Unk
  
  
  

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