Mineral Information and Data:

Karchevskyite
[Mg18Al9(OH)54][Sr2(CO3,PO4)9(H2O,H3O)11] [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Pavel Karchevsky (1976-2002), Russian mineralogist who made a significant contribution to the study of carbonatites.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
06.04.15.01  
  (06) Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.04) containing multiple cations
  (06.04.15)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.DA.6
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.D) Carbonates with Additional Anions, with H2O
  (05.DA) With medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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