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Lithiophosphate Mineral Data

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General Lithiophosphate Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Li3PO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 115.79 gm
   Lithium     17.98 %  Li   38.71 % Li2O
   Phosphorus  26.75 %  P    61.29 % P2O5
   Oxygen      55.27 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Li3(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal replacement of montebrasite in the core of a granite pegmatite in amphibolite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1957
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Okhmylk, VoronI massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its content of lithium and phosphate.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lithiophosphate + Pronunciation Say LITHIOPHOSPHATE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 77095
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