Mineral Information and Data:

Behierite
TaBO4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Jean Behier (1903-1965), French mineralogist, Geological Survey of Madagascar, who discovered the mineral.

IMA status : Approved Species 1962 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
24.01.02.01  
  (24) Borates - Anhydrous
  (24.01) where (A)2 XO4
  (24.01.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.AC.15
  (06) Borates
  (06.A) Monoborates
  (06.AC) B(O,OH)4, without and with additional anions; 1(T), 1(T)+OH, etc
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4/mmm (or 4/m 2/m 2/m) — ditetragonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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