Mineral Information and Data:

Bellingerite
Cu3(IO3)6 • 2H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Herman C. Bellinger (1867-1940), General Manager of the Chile Exploration Company, who submitted the first specimens.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1940) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
21.01.03.01  
  (21) Iodates - Anhydrous and Hydrated
  (21.01) with miscellaneous formulae
  (21.01.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.KC.05
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.K) Iodates
  (04.KC) Iodates without additional anions, with H2O
  
Crystal system: Triclinic System
Point group (H-M): 1 — pinacoidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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