Mineral Information and Data:

Lisitsynite
KBSi2O6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Apollon E. Lisitsyn (1928-1999), Russian specialist in B deposits.

IMA status : Approved Species 2000 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
76.04.01.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (76) Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework
  (76.04) Framework with B-Si frameworks
  (76.04.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.FA.25
  (09) Silicates
  (09.F) Tektosilicates without Zeolitic H2O
  (09.FA) Tektosilicates without additional non-tetrahedral anions
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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