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Trilithionite

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Braunvioletter schuppiger Trilithionit (ehemals 'Lepidolith'); Stufengröße: 3,2 x 2,8 cm,; Fundort: Rubicon-Lithium-Mine, Karibib, Namibia
Copyright: McSchuerf; Contribution: Mineralienatlas
Location: Namibia/Erongo, Region/Karibib, Kreis/Rubicon Mine (Rubikon Mine)
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Trilithionit

Braunvioletter schuppiger Trilithionit (ehemals 'Lepidolith'); Stufengröße: 3,2 x 2,8 cm,; Fundort: Rubicon-Lithium-Mine, Karibib, Namibia

Copyright: McSchuerf
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-02-05
Locality: Rubicon Mine (Rubikon Mine) / Karibib, Kreis / Erongo, Region / Namibia

Collectors Summary

Color weiß
Streak color weiß
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chemical formula

KLi1.5Al1.5[F2|AlSi3O10]

Chemical composition

Aluminium, Lithium, Silicium, Fluor, Kalium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 399.211652 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 20

Info

Empirical formula:

KLi1.5Al1.5[F2AlSi3O10]

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Lithium

Li

2.61

1.5

7.50

6.9412000

10.4118000

Oxygen

O

40.08

10

50.00

15.9994300

159.9943000

Fluorine

F

9.52

2

10.00

18.9984033

37.9968065

Aluminium

Al

16.90

2.5

12.50

26.9815382

67.4538455

Silicon

Si

21.11

3

15.00

28.0855300

84.2565900

Potassium

K

9.79

1

5.00

39.0983100

39.0983100

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 46.33, Al2O3 : 27.14, FeO : 0.44, MnO : 0.80, Li2O : 5.50, Na2O : 0.55, K2O : 9.93, F : 7.08, H2O : 2.00 (Ref: European Journal of Mineralogy 2005)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.EC.20

9: Silikate (Germanate)
E: Schichtsilikate (Phyllosilikate)
C: Schichtsilikate (Phyllosilikate) mit Glimmer Tafeln, zusammengesetzt aus tetrahedralen oder octahedralen Netzen
20:Phlogopit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/H.11-050

VIII: SILIKATE
H: Schichtsilikate
11: Glimmerartige Schicht-silikate mit Baugruppen [Si4O10] 4- und verwandte Strukturen; Glimmer-Gruppe; Lithionit/Biotit-Reihe

Classification by Hölzel

9.ED.280

9: SILICATES
E: Phyllosilicates
D: Biotite-Group

IMA status

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Mica group  ⇒ True micas

Optical Properties

Color

weiß

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

durchscheinend

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.056

Cell parameters b (Å)

5.216

Cell parameters c (Å)

20.282

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.736

Cell parameters c/b

3.888

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

99.63

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

944.542

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

2.807 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Flink, 1900

References

European Journal of Mineralogy 17 (2005), 475

IMA group assignments

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
K(Mg,Fe2+)Al[(OH)2|Si4O10]
monoklin
 

 
 
 
KFe2+3(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
NaMg3(AlSi3)O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
K(Mg,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Al)Si4O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2

 
 
 
K(Cr,Al)2[(OH,F)2|AlSi3O10]
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
KMg2Al[(OH)2|Al2Si2O10]
monoklin
C2

 
 
 
NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2
monoklin
Cc

 
 
 
K(Fe2+,Mg)(Al,Fe3+)[(OH)2|Si4O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
K(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe3+,Al)[(OH)2|Si4O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KFe32+[(F,OH)2|AlSi3O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
(Ba,Na,K)(Al,Mg)2[(OH,F)2|(Al,Si)Si2O10]
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
K(Zn,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
K(Li,Al,Mn2+)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2
monoklin
C2

 
 
 
KMn0.52+Fe1.52+Mg0.5[F2|Si4O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CsAl2(Si,Al)4O10(OH,F)2
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
KLiMn3+2Si4O12
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
K(Mn2+,Mg)3[(OH)2|AlSi3O10]
 
 

 
 
 
KFe22+Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
CsLi2AlSi4O10F2
monoklin
 

 
 
 
KLiMg2Si4O10F2
monoklin
C/2m

 
 
 
KFe2+3(Si3Fe3+)O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KMg3[(F,OH)2|(Al,Fe3+)Si3O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
(NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KLi1.5Al1.5[F2|AlSi3O10]
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
KMg2.5Si4O10F2
monoklin
C2/m

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