Mineral Information and Data:

Barioperovskite
BaTiO3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for its composition, being the Barium-dominant Perovskite.

IMA status : Approved Species 2006 (IMA2006-040)
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
04.03.03.07  
  (04) Simple Oxides
  (04.03) with a cation charge of 3+ (A+++2 O3)
  (04.03.03) Perovskite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.CC.30
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.C) Metal:Oxygen = 2:3, 3:5, and Similar
  (04.CC) With large and medium-sized cations
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
Space group: Amm2
Unit cell: a = 3.9874Å, b = 5.6751Å, c = 5.6901Å
Crystal Habit: Micro- to submicro-inclusions in a host of amorphous material contained within hollow, tublar inclusions in benitoite.
  
  
  

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