Mineral Information and Data:

Behoite
Be(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Beryllium, Be, and hydroxyl, OH, in its composition.

IMA status : Approved Species 1970 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
06.02.02.01  
  (06) Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.02) where X++ (OH)2
  (06.02.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FA.05a
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FA) Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing tetrahedra
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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