Mineral Information and Data:

Kegelite
Pb4Al2Si4O10(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Friedrich Wilhelm Kegel, director of the Tsumbe mine from 1922 to 1938.

IMA status : Approved Species 1975 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
71.05.01.01  
  (71) Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.05) with other anions
  (71.05.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.EC.80
  (09) Silicates
  (09.E) Phyllosilicates
  (09.EC) Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): Unknown — Unk
  
  
  

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