Polylithionite R060225

Name: Polylithionite
RRUFF ID: R060225
Ideal Chemistry: KLi2AlSi4O10F2
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52556
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored hexagonal shaped mica
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ mica (50) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060225.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (K0.950.05)Σ=1(Li1.95Mg0.04Mn0.01)Σ=2(Al0.97Fe3+0.03)Σ=1Si4.00O10(F1.40(OH)0.60)Σ=2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060225
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060225.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.1962(6)Å    b: 8.970(1)Å    c: 10.0561(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.449(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 460.93(6)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Polylithionite

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]

Lorenzen J (1884) Untersuchung einiger Mineralien aus Kangerdluarsuk in Grönland, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 9, 243-254   [view file]

Perrault G (1966) Abstract of paper presented at the eleventh meeting: Polylithionite from St. Hilaire, P.Q., The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 671-671   [view file]

Rieder M, Cavazzini G, D’Yakonov Y S, Frank-Kamenetskii V A, Gottardt G, Guggenheim S, Koval P V, Muller G, Neiva A M R, Radoslovich E W, Robert J L, Sassi F P, Takeda H, Weiss Z, Wones D R (1998) Nomenclature of the micas, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 905-912   [view file]

Brigatti M F, Caprilli E, Malferrari D, Medici L, Poppi L (2005) Crystal structure and chemistry of trilithionite-2M2 and polylithionite-2M2, European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 475-481

Brigatti M F, Mottana A, Malferrari D, Cibin G (2007) Crystal structure and chemical composition of Li-, Fe-, and Mn-rich micas, American Mineralogist, 92, 1395-1400   [view file]

Elmi C, Brigatti M F, Guggenheim S, Pasquali L, Montecchi M, Nannarone S (2014) Crystal chemistry and surface configurations of two polylithionite-1M crystals, American Mineralogist, 99, 2049-2059

Breiter K, Vaňková M, Galiová M V, Korbelová Z, Kanický V (2017) Lithium and trace-element concentrations in trioctahedral micas from granites of different geochemical types measured via laser ablation ICP-MS, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 15-33

Hawthorne F C, Sokolova E, Agakhanov A A, Pautov L A, Karpenko V Y (2019) The crystal structure of polylithionite-1M from Darai-Pioz, Tajikistan: The role of short-range order in driving symmetry reduction in 1M Li-rich mica, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 519-528