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Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8 · 5H2O
This page provides mineralogical data about Galliskiite.

Classification of Galliskiite

Approved 2009

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First Recorded Occurrence of Galliskiite

Crystallography of Galliskiite

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.1933(7) Å, b = 9.871(1) Å, c = 13.580(2) Å
α = 89.716(3)°, β = 75.303(4)°, γ = 88.683(4)°
a:b:c = 0.627 : 1 : 1.376
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
7.904 (70)
5.994 (100)
3.280 (58)
3.113 (30)
2.945 (82)
2.887 (44)
2.262 (27)
1.821 (27)

Chemical Properties of Galliskiite

Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8 · 5H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Galliskiite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Galliskiite

Reference List:
IMA Approvals - August 2009

Kampf, A.R., Colombo, F., Simmons, W.B., Jr., Falster, A., Nizamoff, J.W. (2010): Galliskiite, Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8·5H2O, a new mineral from the Gigante granitic pegmatite, Cordoba province, Argentina. American Mineralogist, 95, (in press).

Internet Links for Galliskiite

Localities for Galliskiite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
IMA Approvals - August 2009; Kampf, A.R., F. Colombo, W.B. Simmons Jr., A. Falster, J.W. Nizamoff (2010): Galliskiite, Ca4Al2(PO4)2F8 x 5H2O, a new mineral from the Gigante granitic pegmatite, Cordoba province, Argentina. American Mineralogist. 95, 392-96
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