Mineral Information and Data:

Karelianite
V2O3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named .

IMA status : Approved Species 1963 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
04.03.01.04  
  (04) Simple Oxides
  (04.03) with a cation charge of 3+ (A+++2 O3)
  (04.03.01) Corundum-Hematite group (Rhombohedral: R-3c)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.CB.05
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.C) Metal:Oxygen = 2:3, 3:5, and Similar
  (04.CB) With medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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