Trilithionite R060004

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Name: Trilithionite
RRUFF ID: R060004
Ideal Chemistry: KLi1.5Al1.5(Si3Al)O10F2
Locality: Mount Begbie, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
Source: Bob Downs
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of coarse purple crystals associated with elbaite, R060003
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ mica (50) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060004.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (K0.990.01)(Li0.56Al0.43Mn0.01)3(Si0.85Al0.15)4O10(F0.54(OH)0.46)2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060004
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060004.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.990(3)Å    b: 5.185(2)Å    c: 20.202(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 99.46(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 928.8(0)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 Trilithionite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Tlili A, Smith D C, Beny J M, Boyer H (1989) A Raman microprobe study of natural micas, Mineralogical Magazine, 53, 165-179   [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

Marchal K L, Simmons W B, Falster A U, Webber K L, Roda-Robles E (2014) Geochemistry, mineralogy, and evolution of Li-Al micas and feldspars from the Mount Mica pegmatite, Maine, USA, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 221-233

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