Mineral Information and Data:

Belloite
Cu(OH)Cl [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Andres Bello (1780-1865), founder and first rector of the Universidad de Chile.

IMA status : Approved Species 1998 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.02.03.02  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.02) where A (O,OH) Xq
  (10.02.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DA.10b
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DA) With Cu, etc., without Pb
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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