The information given here is provided by the Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN), International Mineralogical Association (IMA), for comparative purposes and as a service to mineralogists working on new species. Each mineral is described in the following format:

IMA number

Type locality

Corresponding author

Chemical formula

Relationship to other minerals

Crystal system, space group, structure determined, yes or no

Unit-cell parameters

Interplanar spacing (Å) and intensity of the strongest lines in the X-ray powder-diffraction pattern

The names of these approved species are considered confidential information until the authors have published their descriptions or released information themselves. No...

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