Mineral Information and Data:

Nordstrandite
Al(OH)3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for R. A. van Nordstrand (1817-), Sinclair Research Laboratories, who first synthesized the compound.

IMA status : Approved Species 1958 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
06.03.03.01  
  (06) Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.03) with (OH)3 or (OH)6 groups
  (06.03.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FE.10
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FE) Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pedial
  
  
  

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