Mineral Information and Data:

Andreyivanovite
FeCrP [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Andrey Ivanov (b. 1937), Russian geochemist and mineralogist, who was one of the principal investigators for the Luna missions.

IMA status : Approved Species 2006 (IMA2006-003)
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.01.17.03  (This Dana# Added)
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.01) with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.17)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.BD.15
  (01) Elements
  (01.B) Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and
  (01.BD) Phosphides
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
Unit cell: a = 5.833Å, b = 3.569Å, c = 6.658Å
Crystal Habit: microscopic : 5 × 8 μm.
  
Color: Creamy white
Diaphaneity: Opaque
Luster: Metallic
  
Geologic Setting: Vein in serpentine clast.
  
Synonyms/varieties: IMA2006-003

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