Mineral Information and Data:

Liebigite  
Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 • 11H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Justus van Liebig (1803-1873), German chemist.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1848) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
15.03.02.01  
  (15) Hydrated Carbonates
  (15.03) where A+m B++n (XO3)p · x(H2O), (m+n):p = 1:1 and containing U, Th, Zr, Y
  (15.03.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.ED.20
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.E) Uranyl Carbonates
  (05.ED) UO2:CO3 = 1:3
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: Radioactive.
Comments: Radioactive.

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