Mineral Information and Data:

Filipstadite
(Mn2+,Mg)2(Sb5+,Fe3+)O4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the town of Filipstad, Sweden, which is near the mine.

IMA status : Approved Species 1988 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
07.02.13.01  
  (07) Multiple Oxides
  (07.02) (A+ B++)2 X4 Spinel group
  (07.02.13)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.BB.05
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.B) Metal:Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
  (04.BB) With only medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

<<< BACK TO MINERAL SEARCH