Mineral Information and Data:

Raspite
PbWO4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named amed for Charles Rasp (1846-1907), German-Australian prospector, discovered of the Broken Hill ore deposit.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1897) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
48.01.04.01  
  (48) Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.01) where A XO4
  (48.01.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.DG.20
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.D) Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  (04.DG) With large (+- medium-sized) cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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