Mineral Information and Data:

Gaspeite
NiCO3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its locality: Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec, Canada.

IMA status : Approved Species 1966 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
14.01.01.08  
  (14) Anhydrous Carbonates
  (14.01) with Simple Formula A+ CO3
  (14.01.01) Calcite Group (Trigonal: R-3c)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.AB.05
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.A) Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
  (05.AB) Alkali-earth (and other M2+) carbonates
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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