Bismuth ortho Silicate
Bi12SiO20
Chemical name
Bismuth ortho Silicate
Mineral name
BSO
Chemical formula
Bi12SiO20
Melting point [°C]
930
Crystal system
cubic
Unit cell
a [Å]:10,28699
b [Å]:10,28699
c [Å]:10,28699
Mohs hardness
4.5
Density [g/cm3]
9.2
Transparency
transparency range 450 - 7500 nm
Refractive Index
n=2.54 (at 633 nm)