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Lithiophilite (Lithiophilit)

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Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
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Lithiophilit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-19
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA
Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Bildbreite: 5 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
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Lithiophilit

Bildbreite: 5 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-19
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA
Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
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Lithiophilit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-05-26
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA
Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Kristallgröße: 5,4 mm, Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Jason B. Smith; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
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Lithiophilit

Kristallgröße: 5,4 mm, Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Jason B. Smith
Contribution: thdun5 2010-08-28
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA
Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
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Lithiophilit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-05-26
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA
Lithiophilit
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Lithiophilit
Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: USA/North Carolina/Cleveland Co./Kings Mountain District/Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine)
Mineral: Lithiophilite
Image: 1166528304
Rating: 6.25 (votes: 4)
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Lithiophilit

Fundort: Foote Mine, Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-19
Locality: Foote Mine (Foote Lithium Co. Mine) / Kings Mountain District / Cleveland Co. / North Carolina / USA

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Collectors Summary

Color braun, gelblichbraun, Salmon, bräunlich, schwärzlich
Streak color grauweiß
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pmnb

Chemism

Chemical formula

LiMnPO4

Chemical composition

Lithium, Mangan, Phosphor, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 156.8507311 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 7

Info

Empirical formula:

LiMnPO4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Lithium

Li

4.43

1

14.29

6.9412000

6.9412000

Oxygen

O

40.80

4

57.14

15.9994300

63.9977200

Phosphorus

P

19.75

1

14.29

30.9737612

30.9737612

Manganese

Mn

35.03

1

14.29

54.9380499

54.9380499

Analysis wt%

P2O5 : 45.18, FeO : 9.11, MnO : 36.17, Li2O : 9.42 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 84)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

8.AB.10

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
A: Phosphate, etc., ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
B: Mit mittelgroßen [Kationen]
10:Triphylin-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VII/A.02-020

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
A: Wasserfreie Phosphate [PO4] 3-, ohne fremde Anionen
2: Mittelgroße Kationen: Fe-Mn vorwiegend

Classification by Hölzel

8.AB.110

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
A: Phosphates (-anions -water)
B: Phosphates, C medium Triphylite-Group
1: Triphylite-Group

Dana 8th edition

38.01.01.02

38: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
01: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc A+ B++ XO4
01: Triphylite Group

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Triphylite group

Optical Properties

Color

braun, gelblichbraun, Salmon, bräunlich, schwärzlich

Streak color

grauweiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.009

Birefringence chart\! Lithiophilite title=Birefringence chart Lithiophilite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.665

RI value β

1.667

RI value γ / ε

1.674

Ri mean

1.669

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 70°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

gelb

Most Common Activator

Mn2+

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pmnb

Cell parameters a (Å)

4.736

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.432

Cell parameters c (Å)

6.088

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.454

Cell parameters c/b

0.584

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

300.783

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

5.236(30),
4.313(50),
3.957(20),
3.516(70),
3.051(90),
2.548(100),
2.492(30),
1.762(30)

XRD chart Lithiophilite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

4.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

280 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.34

3.464 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Brush & Dana, 1878

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 4 (2000), 318

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Lithiophilit

French

Lithiophilite

English

Lithiophilite

Spanish

Litiofilita

Russian

Литиофилит

Japanese

リチオフィライト

Alternative Name

Lithio-Mangano-Triphylite

German

Lithiolit

Spanish

Lithiolita

Lithiolite

Spanish

Lithiophilita

Simplified Chinese

磷锰锂矿

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Lhp

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) PYG6pNVZrUad4gunX7tKuA
GUID (Global unique identifier) A4BA813D-59D5-46AD-9DE2-0BA75FBB4AB8
Database ID 2229