Mineral Information and Data:

Phosphoferrite
Fe2+3(PO4)2 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the compositoin, PHOSPHate and FERRous Iron.

IMA status : Approved Species 1926 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
40.03.02.01  
  (40) Hydrated Phosphates
  (40.03) where (A++)3 (XO4)2 · x(H2O)
  (40.03.02) Phosphoferrite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.CC.05
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.C) Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (08.CC) With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1.5
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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