Mineral Information and Data:

Gananite
BiF3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Ganan area, Laikeng district, southern Jiangxi Province, China.

IMA status : Approved Species 1984 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
09.03.05.01  
  (09) Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.03)
  (09.03.05)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.AC.20
  (03) Halides
  (03.A) Simple Halides, Without H2O
  (03.AC) M:X = 1:3
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): 43m (or 4 3m) — hextetrahedral
  
  
  

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