Mineral Information and Data:

Silicon
Si [CNMNC approved formula]

Named From the Latin, silicis = "flint.".

IMA status : Approved Species 1983 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.03.07.01  
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.03) with semi-metallic and non-metallic elements
  (01.03.07)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.CB.15
  (01) Elements
  (01.C) Metalloids and Nonmetals
  (01.CB) Carbon-silicon family
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): m3m (or 4/m 3 2/m) — hexoctahedral
  
  
  

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