Mineral Information and Data:

Tellurite
TeO2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its containing tellurium (Latin, tellus = "earth").

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1849) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
04.04.06.01  
  (04) Simple Oxides
  (04.04) with a cation charge of 4+ (A++++ O2)
  (04.04.06)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.DE.20
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.D) Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  (04.DE) With medium-sized cations; with various polyhedra
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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