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Nalipoite Mineral Data

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General Nalipoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NaLi2PO4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 131.84 gm
   Sodium      17.44 %  Na   23.50 % Na2O
   Lithium     10.53 %  Li   22.66 % Li2O
   Phosphorus  23.49 %  P    53.83 % P2O5
   Oxygen      48.54 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaLi2(PO4)
Help on Environment: Environment: Sodalite syenite xenoliths associated with an intrusive alkalic gabbro-syenite complex.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the principal chemical components in the composition, sodium Natrium, Lithium, Phosphorus, and Oxygen.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nalipoite + Pronunciation Say NALIPOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 69967
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Nalipoite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.69:1:0.4938
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.884, b = 9.976, c = 4.927, Z = 4; V = 338.36 Den(Calc)= 2.59
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pmnb
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.441(1), 3.507(1), 4.02(1),

Physical Properties of Nalipoite

Help on Color: Color: White, Light blue, Light yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 2.58
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Nalipoite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.02 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.024 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2077,KPDmeas= 0.2085,KC= 0.2127
Ncalc = 1.55
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.533, b=1.54, g=1.541, bire=0.0080, 2V(Calc)=40, 2V(Meas)=41-49.

Calculated Properties of Nalipoite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.50 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Nalipoite =2.58 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0081298802
Boson Index = 0.9918701198
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENalipoite = 1.47 barns/electron
U=PENalipoite x rElectron Density= 3.68 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Nalipoite is Not Radioactive

Nalipoite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (38)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
  (38.04)A+ XO4
  (38.04.10)Lithiophosphate Group Lithiophosphate Li3PO4 P mn21 mm2 Olympite LiNa5(PO4)2 P 212121 2 2 2 Nalipoite NaLi2PO4 Pmnb 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.AA.25 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.A - Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
  08.AA -With small cations (some also with larger ones)
08.AA.25 Nalipoite NaLi2PO4 Pmnb 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Nalipoite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.77,p449,1992) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.77,p449,1992)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Nalipoite :
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

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