Mineral Information and Data:

Veszelyite
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for A. Veszelyi (1820-1888), Hungarian mining engineer who discovered the mineral.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1874) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.02.03.01  
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.02) where (AB)3 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.02.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DA.30
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.D) Phosphates, etc
  (08.DA) With small (and occasionally larger) cations
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: Gemstone Extremely Rare.

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