Mineral Information and Data:

Nickelphosphide
Ni3P [CNMNC approved formula]

Named The name reflects its composition.

IMA status : Approved Species 1998 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.01.21.03  (This Dana# Added)
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.01) with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.21) Barringerite Group phosphides
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.BD.05
  (01) Elements
  (01.B) Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and
  (01.BD) Phosphides
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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