Lithiophorite R070083

Name: Lithiophorite
RRUFF ID: R070083
Ideal Chemistry: (Al,Li)(Mn4+,Mn3+)O2(OH)2
Locality: Sausalito Road Quarry, Sausalito, Marine County, California, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of shiny black spheres
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070083
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Lithiophorite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Frenzel A (1870) Lithiophorit, ein lithionhaltiges Manganerz, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 110, 203-206   [view file]

Fleischer M (1943) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 28, 615-615   [view file]

De Villiers J E (1945) Lithiophorite from the Postmasburg manganese deposits, American Mineralogist, 30, 629-634   [view file]

Wadsley A D (1950) Synthesis of some hydrated manganese minerals, American Mineralogist, 35, 485-499   [view file]

Pavich M J, Markewich H W, Dwornik E J (1980) Hollandite and lithiophorite in burrows of Late Cretaceous age, northeastern South Carolina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 529-533   [view file]

Jambor J L (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 666-667   [view file]

Post J E, Appleman D E (1994) Crystal structure refinement of lithiophorite, American Mineralogist, 79, 370-374   [view file]