Mineral Information and Data:

Nitratine
NaNO3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its composition of containing nitrates.

IMA status : Approved Species 1845 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
18.01.01.01  
  (18) Simple Nitrates
  (18.01) where A xNO3 · x(H2O), x can equal zero
  (18.01.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.NA.0
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.N) Nitrates
  (05.NA) Without OH or H2O
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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