Mineral Information and Data:

Deloryite  
Cu4(UO2)Mo2O8(OH)6 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Jean Claude Delory (1953- ), French mineral collector and land surveyor, Toulon, France, who collected the first specimens.

IMA status : Approved Species 1992 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
48.03.04.01  
  (48) Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.03) (Basic Anhydrous)
  (48.03.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FL.85
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FL) Hydroxides with H2O +- (OH); sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  
Other Properties: Radioactive.
Comments: Radioactive.

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