Mineral Information and Data:

Kapitsaite-(Y)
Ba4Y2Si8B4O28F [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for P. L. Kapitsa (1894-1984), Russian physicist.

IMA status : Approved Species 1998 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
78.06.01.02  (This Dana# Added)
  (78) Unclassified silicates
  (78.06) possible tectosilicates
  (78.06.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
09.CH.05
  (09) Silicates
  (09.C) Cyclosilicates
  (09.CH) [Si4O12]8- 4-membered double rings
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  

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