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General Lintisite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3LiTi2Si4O14•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 544.03 gm
   Sodium    12.68 %  Na   17.09 % Na2O
   Lithium    1.28 %  Li    2.75 % Li2O
   Titanium  17.60 %  Ti   29.37 % TiO2
   Silicon   20.65 %  Si   44.18 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.74 %  H     6.62 % H2O
   Oxygen    47.05 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3LiTi2Si4O14•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Coating and replacing lorenzenite in ultra-agpaitic syenite pegmatites in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: On Mt. Alluaiv, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the LIthium, sodium (Natrium), TItanium, and SIlicon in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lintisite + Pronunciation Say LINTISITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 33739
  IMA1989-025
  PDF 45-1336
 

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  Lintisite   Serandite

Comments: Yellowish-white fibrous veinlets of lintisite in brown serandite.
Location: Mount Alluaiv, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmansk District, Russia. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Lintisite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =3.3236:1:0.6068
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 28.583, b = 8.6, c = 5.219, Z = 4; beta = 91.03° V = 1,282.69 Den(Calc)= 2.82
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.996(1), 14.29(1),
 

Physical Properties of Lintisite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Light yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 2.77
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5-6 - Between Apatite and Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Pearly
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Lintisite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.016 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.034 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2616,KPDmeas= 0.2663,KC= 0.2707
Ncalc = 1.75 - 1.76
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.672, b=1.739, g=1.802, bire=0.1300, 2V(Calc)=84, 2V(Meas)=85.
 

Calculated Properties of Lintisite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.73 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Lintisite =2.77 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PELintisite = 3.88 barns/electron
U=PELintisite x rElectron Density= 10.58 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Lintisite is Not Radioactive
 

Lintisite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 65.01.06.03 (65)Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1
  (65.01)with chains P=2
  (65.01.06)Lorenzenite group
 
65.01.06.01 Lorenzenite Na2Ti2Si2O9 P bcn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.02 Kukisvumite Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.03 Lintisite Na3LiTi2Si4O14•2(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
 
65.01.06.04 Manganokukisvumite! Na6MnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.05 Punkaruaivite! Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DB.15 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DB -Inosilicates with 2-periodic single chains, Si2O6; Pyroxene-related minerals
 
09.DB.15 Lintisite Na3LiTi2Si4O14•2(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
 

Other Lintisite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,1996) OPTIC PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,19)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Lintisite :
1 - Alkali-Nuts(English)
2 - Alkali-Nuts(Francais)
3 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
4 - Athena
5 - EUROmin Project
6 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info
17 - WWW-MINCRYST

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