Lithiophosphate R100092

Name: Lithiophosphate
RRUFF ID: R100092
Ideal Chemistry: Li3(PO4)
Locality: Cachoeira mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Luiz Menezes [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragments and prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100092
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100092.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.109(3)Å    b: 5.228(3)Å    c: 4.842(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 154.64(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lithiophosphate

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]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 580-586   [view file]

Matias V V, Bondareva A M (1957) Lithiophosphate - a new mineral, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 112, 124-126   [view file]

Fisher J (1958) Note on lithiophosphate, American Mineralogist, 43, 761-762   [view file]

Zemann J (1960) Die kristallstruktur von lithiumphosphat, Li3PO4, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 863-867

Swanson H E, Morris M C, Evans E H (1965) Lithium Phosphate, low form (lithiophosphate), Li3PO4 (orthorhombic) revised. Standard X-ray diffraction powder patterns, U.S. National Bureau of Standards, Monograph 25, Sec 4, 21-22   [view file]

Keffer C, Mighell A D, Mauer F, Swanson H, Block S (1967) The crystal structure of twinned low-temperature lithium phosphate, Inorganic Chemistry, 6, 119-125

White J S (1969) A lithiophosphate occurrence in North Carolina, American Mineralogist, 54, 1467-1469   [view file]

Bondareva O S, Simonov M A, Belov N V (1978) The crystal structure of the synthetic analogue of the lithiophospate γ-Li3PO4, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 240, 75-77   [view file]

Baur W H (1980) Solid solutions between octahedral and tetrahedral olivine types in Li-Zn-germanates, Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry Letters, 16, 525-527

Rastsvetaeva R K, Khomyakov A P (1994) A comparative crystal-chemical study of the lithium-sodium phosphates (lithiophosphate, nalipoite, olympite, and Na3PO4), Crystallography Reports, 39, 35-41

Wang B, Chakoumakos B C, Sales B C, Kwak B S, Bates J B (1995) Synthesis, crystal structure, and ionic conductivity of a polycrystalline lithium phosphorus oxynitride with the γ-Li3PO4 structure, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 115, 313-323

Yakubovich O V, Urosova V S (1997) Electron density distribution in lithiophosphatite Li3PO4: Crystallochemical features of orthophosphates with hexagonal close packing, Crystallography Reports, 42, 261-268