Whiteite

minerals

Formula:(Ca,Fe,Mg,Mn)4Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Hydrated phosphate containing hydroxyl
Whiteite comprises six minerals:
Whiteite-(CaFeMg): CaFe2+Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Whiteite-(CaMgMg): CaMg3Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Whiteite-(CaMnMg): CaMn2+Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Whiteite-(CaMnMn): CaMn2+Mn2+2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Whiteite-(MnFeMg): Mn2+Fe2+Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O
Whiteite-(MnMnMg): Mn2+Mn2+Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2.8H2O

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