Mineral Information and Data:

Russellite
Bi2WO6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Arthur Edward Ian Montagu Russell (1878-1964), British mineralogist.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1938) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
48.02.01.01  
  (48) Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.02) where (A)2 XO4
  (48.02.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.DE.15
  (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): mm2 — pyramidal
  
  
  

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