Mineral Information and Data:

Bruggenite
Ca(IO3)2 • H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Juan Bruggen (1887-1953), University of Chile, who wrote the first textbook on the geology of Chile.

IMA status : Approved Species 1971 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
21.01.02.01  
  (21) Iodates - Anhydrous and Hydrated
  (21.01) with miscellaneous formulae
  (21.01.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.KC.10
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.K) Iodates
  (04.KC) Iodates without additional anions, with H2O
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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