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Griceite

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About GriceiteHide

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Joel D. Grice
Formula:
LiF
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Isometric
Member of:
Name:
Named in honor of Joel Denison Grice (B. 1946), Canadian mineralogist and crystallographer, former Curator of Minerals, Canadian Museum of Nature (former National Museum of Natural Sciences), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Grice is a world-renowned specialist in the structures of borates, carbonates, beryllium minerals and the eudialyte group.
This page provides mineralogical data about Griceite.


Classification of GriceiteHide

Approved
3.AA.20

3 : HALIDES
A : Simple halides, without H2O
A : M:X = 1:1, 2:3, 3:5, etc.
9.1.1.5

9 : NORMAL HALIDES
1 : AX
8.1.1

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
1 : Halides of the alkali metals and ammonium

Physical Properties of GriceiteHide

Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of GriceiteHide

Formula:
LiF
CAS Registry number:
7789-24-4

CAS Registry numbers are published by the American Chemical Society

Crystallography of GriceiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.0293 Å
Unit Cell V:
65.42 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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IDSpeciesReferenceLinkYearLocalityPressure (GPa)Temp (K)
0017905GriceiteOtt H (1926) Die Strukturen von Mn O, Mn S, Ag F, Ni S, Sn I4, Sr Cl2, Ba F2, Praezisionsmessungen einiger Alkalihalogenide. _cod_database_code 1010990 Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie 63 222-23019260293
0011345GriceiteWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
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Type Occurrence of GriceiteHide

Synonyms of GriceiteHide

Other Language Names for GriceiteHide

German:Griceit
Spanish:Griceita

Relationship of Griceite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
CarobbiiteKFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
HaliteNaClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
SylviteKClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
VilliaumiteNaFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Griceite associated with VilliaumiteNaF

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.AA.Brontesite(NH4)3PbCl5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.AA.05MarshiteCuIIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
3.AA.05Miersite(Ag,Cu)IIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
3.AA.05NantokiteCuClIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
3.AA.05UM1999-11:I:CuSCu(I,S)
3.AA.10IodargyriteAgIHex. 6mm : P6mm
3.AA.10Tocornalite(Ag,Hg)I
3.AA.15BromargyriteAgBrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AA.15ChlorargyriteAgClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AA.20CarobbiiteKFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
3.AA.20HaliteNaClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AA.20SylviteKClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.AA.20VilliaumiteNaFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.AA.25SalammoniacNH4ClIso. 4 3 2
3.AA.25UM1998-03-Cl:TlTlCl
3.AA.25LafossaiteTl(Cl,Br)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
3.AA.30Calomel[Hg2]2+Cl2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.AA.30Kuzminite[Hg2]2+(Br,Cl)2Tet.
3.AA.30Moschelite[Hg2]2+I2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
3.AA.35NeighboriteNaMgF3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.AA.40ChlorocalciteKCaCl3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.AA.45KolaritePbTeCl2Orth.
3.AA.50RadhakrishnaitePbTe3(Cl,S)2Tet.
3.AA.55ChallacolloiteKPb2Cl5Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.AA.60HephaistositeTlPb2Cl5Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

9.1.1.1HaliteNaClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
9.1.1.2SylviteKClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
9.1.1.3VilliaumiteNaFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
9.1.1.4CarobbiiteKFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

8.1.2VilliaumiteNaFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
8.1.3HaliteNaClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
8.1.4HydrohaliteNaCl · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.1.5CarobbiiteKFIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
8.1.6SylviteKClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
8.1.7SalammoniacNH4ClIso. 4 3 2

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for GriceiteHide

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Van Velthuizen, J., Chao, G.Y. (1989) Griceite, LiF, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 125-127.

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Localities for GriceiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
VAN VELTHUIZEN, J., CHAO, G.Y. (1989) Griceite, LiF, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 125-127.; GRICE, J.D. (1989) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec: Canada's Most Diverse Mineral Locality. In: Famous mineral localities of Canada. Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited & the National Museum of Natural Sciences, 190 pages: 100-108; 166-175.
 
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