Mineral Information and Data:

Blossite
Cu2V5+2O7 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for F. Donald Bloss, American mineralogist, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia.

IMA status : Approved Species 1986 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
38.05.06.01  
  (38) Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
  (38.05) with miscellaneous formulae
  (38.05.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.FA.05
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.F) Polyphosphates, Polyarsenates, [4]-Polyvanadates
  (08.FA) Polyphosphates, etc., without OH and H2O; dimers of corner-sharing RO4 tetrahedra.
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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