Mineral Information and Data:

Nitrobarite
Ba(NO3)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for NITRate and BARium in the composition.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1882) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
18.02.01.01  
  (18) Simple Nitrates
  (18.02) where A (NO3)2 · x(H2O), x can equal zero
  (18.02.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
05.NA.20
  (05) Carbonates and Nitrates
  (05.N) Nitrates
  (05.NA) Without OH or H2O
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): 23 — tetartoidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: H2O Soluble.

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