atelestite

atelestite

[‚ad·əl′e‚stīt]
(mineralogy)
Bi8(AsO4)3O5(OH)5 A yellow mineral consisting of basic bismuth arsenate and occurring in minute crystals; specific gravity is 6.82.
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93-040 The P[O.sub.4]-analogue of atelestite and a monoclinic polymorph of petitjeanite Monoclinic: P[2.sub.1]/c a 6.954 b 7.494 c 10.869 [angstrom] [Beta] 107.00 [degrees] White to yellow; adamantine; translucent.