Mineral Information and Data:

Luobusaite
Fe0.84Si2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Luobusa mine, Indus-Yarlung Zangbo suture zone, Qusong County, Tibet Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China.

IMA status : Approved Species 2006 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.01.23.05  (This Dana# Added)
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.01) with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.23) Suessite Group silicides
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.BB.25
  (01) Elements
  (01.B) Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and
  (01.BB) Silicides
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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