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Liberite Mineral Data

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General Liberite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Li2BeSiO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 114.98 gm
   Lithium    12.07 %  Li   25.99 % Li2O
   Beryllium   7.84 %  Be   21.75 % BeO
   Silicon    24.43 %  Si   52.26 % SiO2
   Oxygen     55.66 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Li2Be(SiO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: In veins cutting a lepidolite-Fluorite-magnetite "ribbon rock" in tactite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Hsianghua Ridge, Linwu Co., Hunan Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Presumably for LIthium and BERyllium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Liberite Say LIBERITE