Mineral Information and Data:

Biehlite
Sb3+2MoO6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Friedrich Karl Bielh (1887-?), who was the first to do scientific work on the mineralization of the Tsumeb deposit.

IMA status : Approved Species 1999 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
48.02.04.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (48) Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.02) where (A)2 XO4
  (48.02.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.DB.60
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.D) Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  (04.DB) With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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