Lithiophilite R100096



Name: Lithiophilite
RRUFF ID: R100096
Ideal Chemistry: LiMn2+(PO4)
Locality: Foote mine, Kings Mountain, North Carolina, USA
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Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregate of pale pink acicular crystals, associated with quartz, muscovite, and elongated platy bertrandite, R110025.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Olivine (61) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100096
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R100096.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.746(1)Å    b: 10.455(3)Å    c: 6.108(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 303.03(8)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lithiophilite

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]

Brush G J, Dana E S (1878) On a new and remarkable mineral locality in Fairfield County, Connecticut; with a description of several new species occurring there. First Paper., American Journal of Science and Arts, 116, 33-46; 114-123   [view file]

Björling C O, Westgren A (1938) Minerals of the Varusträsk Pegmatite. IX. X-ray studies of triphylite, varulite and their oxidation products, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 60, 67-72   [view file]

Geller S, Durand J L (1960) Refinement of the structure of LiMnPO4, Acta Crystallographica, 13, 325-331

Bradley R S, Engel P, Munro D C (1966) Subsolidus solubility between R2..SiO4 and LiR..PO4: a hydrothermal investigation, Mineralogical Magazine, 35, 742-755   [view file]

Hurlbut C S, Aristarain L F (1968) Beusite, a new mineral from Argentina, and the graftonite-beusite series, American Mineralogist, 53, 1799-1814   [view file]

Fransolet A-M, Antenucci D, Speetjens J-M, Tarte P (1984) An X-ray determinative method for the divalent cation ratio in the triphylite-lithiophilite series, Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 373-381   [view file]

Shigley J E, Brown G E (1985) Occurance and alteration of phosphate minerals at the Stewart Pegmatite, Pala District, San Diego County, California, American Mineralogist, 70, 395-408   [view file]

Losey A, Rakovan J, Hughes J M, Francis C A, Dyar M D (2004) Structural variation in the lithiophilite-triphylite series and other olivine-group structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1105-1115   [view file]

Galliski M A, Oyarzábal J C, Márquez-Zavalía M F, Chapman R (2009) The association qingheiite – beusite – lithiophilite in the Santa Ana pegmatite, San Luis, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 1213-1223

Hatert F, Ottolini L, Wouters J, Fontan F (2012) A structural study of the lithiophilite-sicklerite series, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 843-854   [view file]

Dyar M D, Jawin E R, Breves E, Marchand G, Nelms M, Lane M D, Mertzman S A, Bish D L and Bishop J L (2014) Mössbauer parameters of iron in phosphate minerals: Implications for interpretation of martian data, American Mineralogist, 99, 914-942   [view file]

Roda-Robles E, Pesquera A, García de Madinabeitia S , Gil Ibarguchi J, Nizamoff J, Simmons W, Falster A, Galliski M A (2014) On the geochemical character of primary Fe-Mn phosphates belonging to the triphylite-lithiophilite, graftonite-beusite, and triplite-zwieselite series: first results and implications for pegmatite petrogenesis, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 321-335