Mineral Information and Data:

Litvinskite
Na3ZrSi6O13(OH)5 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Galina P. Litvinskaya (1920-1994), former crystallographer of the Moscow State University.

IMA status : Approved Species 1999 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
61.01.02b.04  (This Dana# Added)
  (61) Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings
  (61.01) with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
  (61.01.02b) Lovozerite group (Ortho and MON subgroup)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.CJ.15
  (09) Silicates
  (09.C) Cyclosilicates
  (09.CJ) [Si6O18]12- 6-membered single rings (sechser-Einfachringe), without insular complex anions
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): m — domatic
  
  
  

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