Mineral Information and Data:

Molybdite
MoO3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the composition.

IMA status : Approved Species 1963 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
04.05.01.01  
  (04) Simple Oxides
  (04.05) with a cation charge of 6+ (A++++++ O3)
  (04.05.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.EA.10
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.E) Metal:Oxygen = < 1:2
  (04.EA) (M2O5, MO3)
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  

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