Mineral Information and Data:

Philipsburgite
(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 • H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality : Black Pine mine, Flink Creek Valley, John Long Mountains, 14.5 km west of Philipsburg, Montana, USA.

IMA status : Approved Species 1985 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
42.02.04.02  
  (42) Hydrated Phosphates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.02) where (AB)3 (XO4) Zq · x(H2O)
  (42.02.04) Kipushite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.DA.35
  (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
  
  
  

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