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General Dilithium Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Li2Te
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 141.48 gm
   Lithium     9.81 %  Li
   Tellurium  90.19 %  Te
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Li2Te
Help on Environment: Environment: Silica-poor planetesimals which did not undergo significant parent-body metamorphism during formation.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Interplanetary asteroids. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after it's composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Go Juice
  Warp Factor 9
 

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  Dilithium

Comments: Reaction chamber image at warp-factor-2 showng synthetic dilithium (Di) crystal converting matter-antimatter streams to high energy plasma.
Location: Engine room, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, classified location in the gamma quadrant. Scale: Cyastal size 5 x 2 x 6 cm.
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Dilithium Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b = 1:1.897
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.67, b = 14.55, Z = 12; V = 855.96 Den(Calc)= 3.29
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal H-M Symbol (2 2 2) Space Group: P 222
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Forms: ( 0 1 0) ( 0.309 0.809 -0.5)

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Physical Properties of Dilithium

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {0001} Distinct
Help on Color: Color: Bottle brown, Amber brown.
Help on Density: Density: 3.1 - 3.5, Average = 3.3
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Coarse - Occurs as well-formed coarse sized crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5 - Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine - Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Dilithium

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (+), w=1.952-1.984, e=1.971-2.01, bire=0.0190-0.0260.
 

Calculated Properties of Dilithium

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.70 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Dilithium =3.29 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.07
Boson Index = 0.93
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEDilithium = 337.39 barns/electron
U=PEDilithium x rElectron Density= 910.08 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Dilithium is Not Radioactive
 

Dilithium Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.00.00.00 (02)Sulfide Minerals
  (02.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (02.00.00)Telluride
 
02.00.00.00 Argentite* Ag2S I m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Bayankhanite? Cu6HgS4 Unk Hex
 
02.00.00.00 Bismutoplagionite* 5PbS.4Bi2S3 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Bravoite? (Fe,Ni,Co)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Colimaite K3VS4 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dayingite* CuCoPtS4 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dilithium* Li2Te P 222 2 2 2
 
02.00.00.00 Dzhezkazganite* (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2(?) P a3? 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Ferdisilicite* FeSi2 P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Fersilicite* FeSi P 213 2 3
 
02.00.00.00 Horobetsuite* (Bi,Sb)2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Horomanite Fe6Ni3S8 P 4/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Imgreite? NiTe P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Iridisite* (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Isochalcopyrite? Cu8Fe9S16 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Jaipurite* CoS P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Kitaibelite? Ag10PbBi30S51 Mono ? Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Kurilite? (Ag,Au)2(Te,Se,S) P m3n,P 43n Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Plumosite* Pb2Sb2S5 Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Protojoseite* Bi4TeS2(?) R 3m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Samaniite Cu2Fe5Ni2S8 P 41/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Stibioenargite* Cu3(Sb,As)S4 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Sztrokayite* Bi3TeS2 Trig ? Trig
 
02.00.00.00 Volfsonite* Cu10CuFeFe2Sn3S16 P 42m-,P 4212 Tetra
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.XX.00 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.X - Unclassified Strunz SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarse
  02.XX -Telluride
 
02.XX.00 Isochalcopyrite? Cu8Fe9S16 Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Bayankhanite? Cu6HgS4 Unk Hex
 
02.XX.00 Bravoite? (Fe,Ni,Co)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.XX.00 Dzhezkazganite* (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2(?) P a3? 2/m 3
 
02.XX.00 Dilithium* Li2Te P 222 2 2 2
 
02.XX.00 Horobetsuite* (Bi,Sb)2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Horsfordite? Cu5Sb Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Kurilite? (Ag,Au)2(Te,Se,S) P m3n,P 43n Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Imgreite? NiTe P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Matraite? ZnS R 3m 3m
 
02.XX.00 Iridisite* (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Kitaibelite? Ag10PbBi30S51 Mono ? Mono
 
02.XX.00 Jeromite? As(S,Se)2 None
 
02.XX.00 Parajamesonite? Pb4FeSb6S14 Unk Ortho
 
02.XX.00 Volfsonite* Cu10CuFeFe2Sn3S16 P 42m-,P 4212 Tetra
 
02.XX.00 Prassoite Rh17S15(?) P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Sakharovaite? (Pb,Fe)(Bi,Sb)2S4 Mono
 
02.XX.00 Samaniite Cu2Fe5Ni2S8 P 41/mmm 4mm
 
02.XX.00 Tazieffite! Pb20Cd2(As,Bi)22S50Cl10 C 2/c 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Horomanite Fe6Ni3S8 P 4/mmm 4mm
 

Other Dilithium Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Dilithium :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Dana No: 02.00.00.00 Strunz No: 02.XX.00
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