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Eur. J. Mineral., 34, 95–108, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-34-95-2022
Eur. J. Mineral., 34, 95–108, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-34-95-2022
Research article
08 Feb 2022
Research article | 08 Feb 2022

Liguowuite, WO3, a new member of the A-site vacant perovskite type minerals from the Panzhihua–Xichang region, China

Yuan Xue et al.

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Liguowuite, a new member of the non-stoichiometric perovskite group minerals, ideally WO3, has been found in the Panzhihua–Xichang region, China. Liguowuite is monoclinic and is in space group P21 / n, with a = 7.32582(18) Å, b = 7.54767(18) Å, c = 7.71128(18) Å, β = 90.678(3)°, V = 426.348(19) Å3, and Z = 8. According to the hierarchical scheme for perovskite supergroup minerals, liguowuite is the first reported example of A-site vacant single oxide, i.e., a new perovskite subgroup.