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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

Volumne (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

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Annite

KFe2+3(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

'Biotite'

K(Mg,Fe2+)3(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Garmite

CsLiMg2(Si4O10)F2

monoklin : m, 2/m : C2, Cm

9.EC.20

'Ephesite'

NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2

monoklin : m : Cc

9.EC.20

Meifuite

KFe6(Si7Al)O19(OH)4Cl2

triklin : 1 : P1

9.EC.20

Orlovite

KLi2TiSi4O11F

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.EC.20

Wonesite

(Na,K,☐)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH,F)4

triklin : 1 : C1

9.EC.20

Eastonite

KMg2Al[(OH)2|Al2Si2O10]

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.EC.20

Suhailite

(NH4)(Fe2+)3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

monoklin : C2/m ?

9.EC.20

Norrishite

KLiMn3+2Si4O12

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Phlogopite

KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Aspidolite-1M

NaMg3(AlSi3)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Balestraite

KLi2V5+Si4O12

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.EC.20

Fluorannite

KFe32+[(F,OH)2|AlSi3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Gorbunovite

CsLi2(Ti,Fe)Si4O10(F,OH,O)2

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : C2/m, C2, Cm

9.EC.20

Sokolovaite

CsLi2AlSi4O10F2

9.EC.20

'Zinnwaldite'

KLiFe2+Al(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.EC.20

Hendricksite

K(Zn,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Yangzhumingite

KMg2.5Si4O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Fluorotetraferriphlogopite

KMg3Fe3+Si3O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Preiswerkite

NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

'Shirozulite'

K(Mn2+,Mg)3[(OH)2|AlSi3O10]

9.EC.20

Kreiterite

CsLi2Fe3+Si4O10F2

monoklin : 2/m, m, 2 : C2/m, C2, Cm

9.EC.20

Masutomilite

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

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.EC.20

Oxyphlogopite

K(Mg,Ti,Fe)3[(Si,Al)4O10](O,F)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Shirokshinite

KNaMg2[F2|Si4O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Trilithionite

KLi1.5Al1.5[F2|AlSi3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Polylithionite

KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Siderophyllite

KFe22+Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2 : C2/m

9.EC.20

'Spodiophyllite'

(Na,K)4(Mg,Fe2+)3(Fe3+,Al)2(Si8O24)

9.EC.20

'Fluorphlogopite'

K(Mg,Fe2+)3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2

9.EC.20

Fluorophlogopite

KMg3(AlSi3)O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

'Tetraferriannite'

KFe2+3(Si3Fe3+)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Tetraferriphlogopite

KMg3[(F,OH)2|(Al,Fe3+)Si3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.EC.20

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Polylithionite

KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-010

Orlovite

KLi2TiSi4O11F

monoklin : 2 : C2

VIII/H.11-012

Sokolovaite

CsLi2AlSi4O10F2

VIII/H.11-015

Yangzhumingite

KMg2.5Si4O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-018

Tainiolite

KLiMg2Si4O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C/2m

VIII/H.11-020

Norrishite

KLiMn3+2Si4O12

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-030

Shirokshinite

KNaMg2[F2|Si4O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-035

Montdorite

KMn0.52+Fe1.52+Mg0.5[F2|Si4O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-040

Trilithionite

KLi1.5Al1.5[F2|AlSi3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-050

Voloshinite

Rb(LiAl1.50.5)(Al0.5Si3.5)O10F2

monoklin : C2/c

VIII/H.11-055

Masutomilite

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

monoklin : 2 : C2

VIII/H.11-060

Aspidolite-1M

NaMg3(AlSi3)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-070

Oxyphlogopite

K(Mg,Ti,Fe)3[(Si,Al)4O10](O,F)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-073

'Fluorphlogopite'

K(Mg,Fe2+)3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2

VIII/H.11-075

Phlogopite

KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-080

Fluorotetraferriphlogopite

KMg3Fe3+Si3O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-088

Tetraferriphlogopite

KMg3[(F,OH)2|(Al,Fe3+)Si3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-090

Hendricksite

K(Zn,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-100

'Shirozulite'

K(Mn2+,Mg)3[(OH)2|AlSi3O10]

VIII/H.11-102

Fluorannite

KFe32+[(F,OH)2|AlSi3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-105

Annite

KFe2+3(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-110

'Tetraferriannite'

KFe2+3(Si3Fe3+)O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-120

Suhailite

(NH4)(Fe2+)3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

monoklin : C2/m ?

VIII/H.11-125

'Ephesite'

NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2

monoklin : m : Cc

VIII/H.11-130

Preiswerkite

NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

VIII/H.11-140

Eastonite

KMg2Al[(OH)2|Al2Si2O10]

monoklin : 2 : C2

VIII/H.11-150

Siderophyllite

KFe22+Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2 : C2/m

VIII/H.11-160

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

'Zinnwaldite'

KLiFe2+Al(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.ED.200

'Protolithionite'

9.ED.205

Masutomilite

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

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.ED.210

Tainiolite

KLiMg2Si4O10F2

monoklin : 2/m : C/2m

9.ED.240

Norrishite

KLiMn3+2Si4O12

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.ED.250

'Lepidolite'

K(Li,Al)3[(F,OH)2|(Al,Si)Si3O10]

9.ED.260

Polylithionite

KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.ED.270

Trilithionite

KLi1.5Al1.5[F2|AlSi3O10]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

9.ED.280

Sokolovaite

CsLi2AlSi4O10F2

9.ED.290

Orlovite

KLi2TiSi4O11F

monoklin : 2 : C2

9.ED.295

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