Mineral Information and Data:

Nifontovite
Ca3[BO(OH)2]6 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Roman V. Nifontov (1901-1960), Russian geologist.

IMA status : Approved Species 1961 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
26.03.07.01  
  (26) Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (26.03)
  (26.03.07)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.CA.50
  (06) Borates
  (06.C) Triborates
  (06.CA) Neso-triborates
  
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Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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