Mineral Information and Data:

Bismoclite
BiOCl [CNMNC approved formula]

Named in allusion to its composition, a "bismuth oxychloride.".

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1935) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.02.01.02  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.02) where A (O,OH) Xq
  (10.02.01) Bismoclite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DC.25
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DC) With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4/mmm (or 4/m 2/m 2/m) — ditetragonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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