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Lithiophilite Mineral Data

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General Lithiophilite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: LiMnPO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 156.85 gm
   Lithium      4.43 %  Li    9.53 % Li2O
   Manganese   35.03 %  Mn   45.23 % MnO
   Phosphorus  19.75 %  P    45.25 % P2O5
   Oxygen      40.80 %  O
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              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiMn2+(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Istostructural with olivine.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1878
Help on Locality: Locality: Branchville, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the composition, Lithium, and from the Greek for "friend".
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lithiophilite Say LITHIOPHILITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 25834
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