Mineral Information and Data:

Phosinaite-(Ce)
Na13Ca2Ce(SiO3)4(PO4)4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for PHOsphorus, SIlicon, and sodium, NAtrium, in the composition.

IMA status : Approved Species 1975 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
60.02.02.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (60) Cyclosilicate Four-Membered Rings
  (60.02) with other anion groups
  (60.02.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.CF.15
  (09) Silicates
  (09.C) Cyclosilicates
  (09.CF) [Si4O12]8- 4-membered single rings, with insular complex anions
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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