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Lithiophilite

#34980

Lithiophilite

#34980
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7 x 7 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LiMn2+PO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mangualde, Viseu dist., Portugal
Tagged
pegmatite

It's hard to say if this is actually lithiophilite or an alteration product thereof. It is an impressive crystal of a primary phosphat which is usually hard to find from any locality.

Lithiophilite

Formula
LiMn2+PO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, Imperfect 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown, yellowish brown, salmon, brownish, blackish 
Streak
gray white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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