Mineral Information and Data:

Ganomalite
Pb3Ca2(SiO4)(Si2O7) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Greek for luster, in allusion to its appearance.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
78.02.01.01  
  (78) Unclassified silicates
  (78.02) possible sorosilicates
  (78.02.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.BG.25
  (09) Silicates
  (09.B) Sorosilicates (dimer) structures
  (09.BG) Sorosilicates with mixed SiO4 and Si2O7 groups; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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