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Lithiophilite

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Formula:
LiMn2+PO4
Colour:
Reddish-Brown, yellowish brown, golden-yellow, salmon-orange; colourless to light yellow, pink in transmitted light.
Lustre:
Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Greasy
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
3.29 - 3.50
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named by George Brush and Edward Dana in 1878 for LITHIum and the Greek φιλός for "friend" in allusion to its composition containing lithium.
Isostructural with:
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Classification of LithiophiliteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
8.AB.10

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
A : Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
B : With medium-sized cations
Dana 7th ed.:
38.1.1.2
38.1.1.2

38 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
1 : ABXO4
19.1.10

19 : Phosphates
1 : Phosphates of the alkali metals

Physical Properties of LithiophiliteHide

Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Greasy
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Reddish-Brown, yellowish brown, golden-yellow, salmon-orange; colourless to light yellow, pink in transmitted light.
Comment:
Low Fe mineral is pale pinkish brown to orange
Streak:
Colorless to Grayish White
Hardness:
Cleavage:
Very Good
On {001} nearly perfect; on {010} imperfect; on {011} interrupted.
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal
Density:
3.29 - 3.50 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.433 g/cm3 (Calculated)
Comment:
Value for the Mn end-member.

Optical Data of LithiophiliteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.663 - 1.685 nβ = 1.663 - 1.685 nγ = 1.673 - 1.691
2V:
Measured: 30° to 70°, Calculated: 68°
Birefringence:
0.008
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.010
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
strong r < v
Optical Extinction:
Parallel, XYZ = abc
Pleochroism:
Weak
Comments:
X= deep pink
Y= pale greenish yellow
Z= pale pink
Comments:
May be black due to oxidation and staining; Mg reduces RI (Am Min 28:90 (1943))

Chemical Properties of LithiophiliteHide

Formula:
LiMn2+PO4
Common Impurities:
Mg,Ca,Fe

Crystallography of LithiophiliteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pmna
Setting:
Pmna
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.094(5) Å, b = 10.427(5) Å, c = 4.743(1) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.584 : 1 : 0.455
Unit Cell V:
301.38 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Crystals rare; commonly coarse with uneven surfaces; stout prismatic [001]. Usually massive, rarely granular.
Twinning:
Rare contact twins on {130}
Comment:
Pmnb AC (1960) 13: 325; Isotypic with olivine

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.23 (60)
4.31 (60)
3.96 (30)
3.52 (70)
3.05 (90)
2.55 (100)
2.49 (30)
1.762 (30)
Comments:
ICDD 33-803; also 33-804, 13-336, 33-802 (oxidized and Li leached).

Type Occurrence of LithiophiliteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Yale University, Connecticut 3.5641 3.5645
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Granite Pegmatite.

Synonyms of LithiophiliteHide

Other Language Names for LithiophiliteHide

Relationship of Lithiophilite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4Orth.
KarenwebberiteNa(Fe2+,Mn2+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
NatrophiliteNaMn2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
SickleriteLi1-x(Mn3+xMn2+1-x)PO4Orth.
TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Vivianite12 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Vivianite on mindat.org.
Hureaulite12 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Hureaulite on mindat.org.
Elbaite6 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Elbaite on mindat.org.
Cleavelandite6 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Cleavelandite on mindat.org.
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)4 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Dickinsonite-(KMnNa) on mindat.org.
Rhodochrosite4 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Rhodochrosite on mindat.org.
Natrophilite4 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Natrophilite on mindat.org.
Fairfieldite3 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Fairfieldite on mindat.org.
Purpurite3 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Purpurite on mindat.org.
Triploidite3 photos of Lithiophilite associated with Triploidite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.AB.BorisenkoiteCu3[(V,As)O4]2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.05FarringtoniteMg3(PO4)2Mon. 2/m
8.AB.10FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4Orth.
8.AB.10Heterosite(Fe3+,Mn3+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.AB.10NatrophiliteNaMn2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.AB.10Purpurite(Mn3+,Fe3+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.AB.10SickleriteLi1-x(Mn3+xMn2+1-x)PO4Orth.
8.AB.10SimferiteLi(Mg,Fe3+,Mn3+)2(PO4)2Orth.
8.AB.10TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.AB.10KarenwebberiteNa(Fe2+,Mn2+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.AB.15Sarcopside(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)3(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.15Chopinite(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.20BeusiteMn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2Mon.
8.AB.20GraftoniteFe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.25XanthiositeNi3(AsO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.30LammeriteCu3(AsO4)2Mon.
8.AB.30Lammerite-βCu3(AsO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.35McbirneyiteCu3(VO4)2Tric.
8.AB.35StranskiiteZn2Cu(AsO4)2Tric. 1 : P1
8.AB.35PseudolyonsiteCu3(VO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AB.40LyonsiteCu3Fe4(VO4)6Orth.

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

38.1.1.1TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
38.1.1.3NatrophiliteNaMn2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
38.1.1.4KarenwebberiteNa(Fe2+,Mn2+)PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

19.1.1LithiophosphateLi3PO4Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
19.1.2OlympiteNa5Li(PO4)2Orth.
19.1.3NahpoiteNa2HPO4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
19.1.4DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2OOrth.
19.1.5NalipoiteNaLi2PO4Orth.
19.1.6StercoriteNa(NH4)HPO4 · 4H2OTric.
19.1.7Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
19.1.8Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2 2 : I41 2 2
19.1.9Phosphammite(NH4)2(HPO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.1.11SickleriteLi1-x(Mn3+xMn2+1-x)PO4Orth.
19.1.12FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4Orth.
19.1.13TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
19.1.14TavoriteLiFe3+(PO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
19.1.15MarićiteNaFe2+(PO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna

Fluorescence of LithiophiliteHide

Not fluorescent

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Soluble in acids.
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 LithiophiliteHide

Reference List:
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Brush and Dana (1878) American Journal of Science: 16: 118.
Brush and Dana (1879) American Journal of Science: 18: 45.
Goldschmidt, V. (1923) Atlas der Krystallformen. 9 volumes, atlas, and text. Heidelberg: vol. 9: 6.
Vassar in: Landes (1925) American Mineralogist: 10: 383.
Berggren analysis in: Quensel (1937) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 59: 77.
Mason (1941) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 63: 117.
Mason (1942) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 64: 335.
Lindberg (1950) American Mineralogist: 35: 59.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 665-669.
Acta Crystallographica: 13: 325-331.
American Mineralogist (1968): 53: 1804.

Internet Links for LithiophiliteHide

Localities for LithiophiliteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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.
Argentina
 
  • Salta
    • La Poma department
      • Nevados de Palermo
Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Galliski, M. A. (1983). Distrito minero El Quemado, Deptos. La Poma y Cachi, provincia de Salta. II. Geología de sus pegmatitas. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argentina, 38, 340-380.
Galliski, M. A., & Hawthorne, F. C. (2002). Refinement of the crystal structure of ushkovite from Nevados de Palermo, Republica Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(3), 929-937.
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles Department
Hatert, F., Roda-Robles, E., de Parseval, P. and Wouters, J. (2012): Zavalíaite, (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)3(PO4)2, a new member of the sarcopside group from the La Empleada pegmatite, San Loius Province, Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist.50, 1445-1452
Collection of NHM, Vienna; Am Min 53:1799-1812
      • Totoral pegmatitic field
        • La Florida
Galliski, M. A., Zavalia, M. F. M., de Upton, I. L., & Oyarzabal, J. C. (1998). Mitridatite from the San Luis granitic pegmatite, La Florida, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 36(2), 395-397.
Černý, P., Galliski, M. A., Oyarzábal, J. C., Teertstra, D. K., Chapman, R., MacBride, L., & Ferreira, K. (2003). Stranded and equilibrated assemblages of late feldspars in two granitic pegmatites in the Pampean Ranges, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(4), 1013-1026.
GALLISKI M.A., CERNÝ P., OYARZÁBAL J., CHAPMAN R. and MÁRQUEZ-ZAVALÍA M. F., THE ASSOCIATION QINGHEIITE-BEUSITE-LITHIOPHILITE IN THE SANTA ANA PEGMATITE, SAN LUIS, ARGENTINA, 6 CONGRESO DE MINERALOGIA Y METALOGENIA: 157. (2002); OYARZABAL, J. and GALLISKI, M.A.. Hureaulite, Mn+25(H2O)4[PO3(OH)]2[PO4]2, from different deposits of the Totoral pegmatitic field, San Luis. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2007, vol.62, n.2, pp. 210-216.
    • San Martín department
      • Las Aguadas
Roda-Robles, E., Galliski, M. A., Roquet, M. B., Hatert, F., & de Paeseval, P. (2012). Phosphate nodules containing two distinct assemblages in the Cema granitic pegmatite, San Luis province, Argentina: Paragenesis, composition and significance. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(4), 913-931.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire
      • Greenbushes Tinfield
Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.(2013): Gemstones of Western Australia, Geological Survey of Western Australia
    • Halls Creek Shire
      • Lamboo Station
        • Mount Dockrell pegmatites (Mount Dockerell)
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatite of Western Australia
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia
Jacobson, M., Caldwreood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): pegmatites of Western Australia
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.
      • Abydos Station
        • Wodgina
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia.
American Mineralogist (1928): 13: 457; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.; Mason, B. & Dunn, P.J. (1974): An unusual occurrence of Bobierrite at Wodgina, Western Australia. Mineralogical Record 5 (6): 265
      • Mugarinya Community (Yandearra; Yandeearra; Yandeyarra)
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007). Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B. (2007), Pegmatites of Western Australia, 2007
    • Ravensthorpe Shire
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007) Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Lower Austria
    • Wachau
      • Spitz
        • Miesling valley
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Conselheiro Pena
Chukanov, N.V., Scholz, R., Zubkova, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., Lagoeiro, L., Graça, L.M., Krambrock, K., de Oliveira, L.C.A., Menezes Filho, L.A.D., Sa Carneiro Chaves, M.L., Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2014): Correianevesite, Fe2+Mn2+2(PO4)2·3H2O, a new reddingite-group mineral from the Cigana mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. American Mineralogist, 99, 811-816
    • Galiléia
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
    • Mendes Pimentel
Atencio, D., Coutinho, J.M.V., Mascarenhas, Y.P., Ellena, J. (2006): Matioliite, the Mg-analog of burangaite, from Gentil mine, Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and other occurrences. American Mineralogist, 91, 1932-1936.; Atencio, D., Coutinho, J.M.V., Mascarenhas, Y.P., Ellena, J. (2006): Matioliite, the Mg-analog of burangaite, from Gentil mine, Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and other occurrences. American Mineralogist, 91, 1932-1936.; Atencio, D., Coutinho, J.M.V., Mascarenhas, Y.P., Ellena, J. (2006): Matioliite, the Mg-analog of burangaite, from Gentil mine, Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and other occurrences. American Mineralogist, 91, 1932-1936.
    • Poços de Caldas alkaline complex
      • Caldas
Waber (1991)
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Pedra Lavrada
Am Min (1955) 40:55-63
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Parelhas
[MinRec 29:196]; Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
[MinRec 29:196]
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Revelstoke Mining Division
      • Revelstoke
DIXON,A., CEMPIREK, J. & GROAT, L.A. (2014) Mineralogy and geochemistry of pegmatites on Mount Begbie, British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 129-164.; Dixon, A. (2014, October). Mount Begbie Pegmatite Group, British Columbia, Canada–evolution from Barren to Complex Rare-element Pegmatites. In 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Manitoba
    • Bird River Greenstone Belt
      • Greer Lake
Phillips, K. A. (1978) Minerals of Manitoba: Vol 1 Nonmetallic and pegmatic. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/1
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
      • Bernic Lake
[MinRec 32:416]; Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
    • Red Cross Lake
Černý, P., Teertstra, D. K., Chapman, R., Selway, J. B., Hawthorne, F. C., Ferreira, K., ... & Meintzer, R. E. (2012). Extreme Fractionation And Deformation Of The Leucogranite–Pegmatite Suite At Red Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Iv. Mineralogy. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(6), 1839-1875.
  • Northwest Territories
    • Tungsten
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 41, pp. 139-160 (2003)
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Yarmouth Co.
Hughes, Steven G., "Internal Zonation and Mineralogy of the Brazil Lake Pegmatite", Unpublished B.Sc. Thesis, Saint Mary's University, Augist 1995.
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Pakeagama Lake Area
Andrew G. Tindle, Fred W. Breaks and Julie B. Selway (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype granitic pegmatites; evidence of fractionation and contamination from the Paleagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist 40:753-78
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Abitibi RCM
        • La Motte
Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyn-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 308 p.
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
          • Koktokay pegmatite field (Keketuohai pegmatite field)
            • Altay Mine
Zhang Rubo (1981): Geological Review 27(1), 1-7; Tianren Zou, Xiangchen Zhang, Fuyi Jia, Rucong Wang, Huizhi Cao, and Boqing Wu (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(4), 34-48
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region (Oromiya Region)
    • Kenticha pegmatite field
A Geological Excursion To The Mesozoic Sediments Of The Abay Basin ( Blue Nile), Recent Volcanics Of The Ethiopian Main Rift And Basement Rocks Of The Adola Rea, Ethiopia. Mitt. Österr. Miner. Ges. 147 (2002)
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Tohmajärvi
Teertsra David K., Lahti Seppo I., Alviola Reijo, Cerny Petr. 1993. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 368, 39 s.
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Salo
      • Kisko
Ilkka Mikkola collection. XRD +EPMA
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Kuortane
Lahti, Seppo I. 1998A. Kaatialan pegmatiitista ja sen mineraaleista. Kivi-lehti 2, 6–26
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Lahti, S. (2000): Compositional variation in columbite group minerals from different types of granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi district,South Finland. Journal of the Czech Geological Society. 45 (1-2),107-118
Lahti Seppo I., 1981. On the granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi area in Orivesi, Southern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 314, 82 s.
Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litiofilen 26 (1): 11-38; RRUFF ID: R070303.
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Razès
"Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
      • Saint-Sylvestre
"Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM
Ireland
 
  • Co. Carlow
Steiger, R. and von Knorring, O. (1974) J. Earth Sci. (Leeds) 8, 433-43.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
No reference listed
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Colico
        • Piona Peninsula
Gramaccioli C.M. (1975) - Minerali alpini e prealpini. Vpl. I, pagg. 214-215. Ist. Ital. Ed. Atlas, Bergamo
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area)
        • Sahatany Valley
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de doctorat de L'Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Ampandramaika-Malakialina Pegmatite Field
        • Ambatofinandrahana District
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 47
    • Matsiatra Region
      • Ikalamavony District
        • Fitampito Commune
          • Andanoa
Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 21079
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Brandberg Area
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 640 pp. (in English)
    • Karibib District
      • Daheim Farm 106
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 640 pp. (in English)
      • Donkerhoek Farm 91 (Donkerhuk)
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 640 pp. (in English)
      • Goabeb Farm 63
Mineralogical Research Co. specimen
      • Okatjimukuju Farm 55 (Friedrichsfelde Farm)
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 640 pp. (in English)
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 640 pp. (in English)
      • Okongava Ost Farm 72
Keller, P. (1991): The occurrence of Li-Fe-Mn phosphate minerals in granitic pegmatites of Namibia. Communs. Geol. Surv. Namibia, 7, 21-34.
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
    • Swakopmund District
      • Cape Cross area
http://www.mineral.tu-freiberg.de/econgeology/lehre/namibia/snlipegm/snlipegm_2_4.html
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Meløy
      • Holandsfjord
Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 115
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Dzierżoniów District
      • Piława Górna (Ober Peilau; Gnadenfrei)
        • DSS Piława Górna Quarry
Pieczka, A., Włodek, A., Gołębiowska, B., Szełęg, E., Szuszkiewicz, A., Ilnicki, S., Nejbert, K., Turniak, K. (2015): Phosphate-bearing pegmatites in the Góry Sowie Block and adjacent areas, Sudetes, SW Poland. 7th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, PEG 2015 Książ, Poland. Abstracts: 77-78
    • Ząbkowice District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
        • Szklary (Gläsendorf)
Pieczka, A., Włodek, A., Gołębiowska, B., Szełęg, E., Szuszkiewicz, A., Ilnicki, S., Nejbert, K., Turniak, K. (2015): Phosphate-bearing pegmatites in the Góry Sowie Block and adjacent areas, Sudetes, SW Poland. 7th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, PEG 2015 Książ, Poland. Abstracts: 77-78
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Guarda
Identified by C. Rewitzer
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
  • Viana do Castelo District
    • Caminha
      • Arga de Baixo
no reference ( self-finds )
    • Ponte da Barca
      • São Lourenço de Touvedo
Leal Gomes, C., Azevedo, A., Lopes Nunes, J., & Dias, P. A. (2009). Phosphate fractionation in pegmatites of Pedra da Moura II claim–Ponte da Barca–Portugal. Estudos Geológicos, 19(2), 172.
  • Viseu District
    • Mangualde
      • Chãs de Tavares
Rui Nunes 29th May, 2007
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.
      • Mesquitela
various photographs
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
P.M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1973) Siberia's Crystals and Symmetry in the Distribution of Occurences of Minerals. World of Stone 1:11-20
Rwanda
 
  • Western Province
    • Gatumba District
Daltry, V.D.C. and O. von Knorring (1998) Type-Mineralogy of Rwanda with Particular Reference to the Buranga Pegmatite. Geologica Belgica 1:1-9
Bertossa, A., 1967. Inventaire des minéraux du Rwanda. Bulletin du Service Géologique de Rwanda 4, 25-45.
South Africa
 
  • Northern Cape Province
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.
      • Steinkopf
Minerals of South Africa
Sweden
 
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
      • White Picacho District
        • San Domingo Wash
Am Min 67:97-113
    • Mohave Co.
      • Big Sandy Valley
        • Wikieup area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 279.
    • Yavapai Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 253, 279; Jahns, Richard H. (1952), Pegmatite Deposits of the White Picacho District, Maricopa and Yavapai Counties, Arizona, Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 162.
        • Independence Gulch
Am Min 67:97-113
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 260, 279; Jahns, R.H. (1952), Pegmatite deposits of the White Picacho district, Maricopa and Yavapai Cos., AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 162: 47, 98-103.
Am Min 67:97-113
Jahns, R.H. (1952), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 162: 87-90.
Jahns, Richard H. (1952), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 162: 86-87.
Am Min 67:97-113
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Jacumba District
        • Jacumba
          • Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain)
Mineralogical Record 33(5):363-407 Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
Mineralogical Record 33(5):363-407
      • Pala District
        • Pala
          • Chief Mountain
Mineralogical Record (2002): 33(5): 388. Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
          • Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill)
Rocks & Minerals, May, 1999 Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
Anonymous (1951), World news on mineral occurrences: Rocks & Minerals: 26: 265-279; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 245.
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 38, pp. 1399-1408 (2000)
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
Seaman, 1976. Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Sheppard, J. B. (2008), History of the surface prospects and underground mining developments made along the northern portion of the Stewart pegmatite; personal communication with Scott L. Ritchie, San Diego Mining Company (SDMC). June/July.
Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 40; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 312; San Diego Mining Company (2003).
Jahns, R.H. and Wright, L.A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 40-41; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 312; San Diego Mining Company, 2001.
      • Rincon District
        • Rincon
          • Rincon Mountain
Fisher, J. 2002. Gem and rare-element pegmatites of southern California. Mineralogical Record, Vol. 33: p. 389-390.
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
      • Warner Springs District
        • Chihuahua Valley
San Diego Mining Company, 2007.
  • Colorado
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Clear Creek pegmatite Province
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Larimer Co.
      • Crystal Mountain Pegmatite District (Storm Mountain District)
Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 30 (Table A-1).
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; USGS Prof. Paper 227
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
Brush and Dana (1878); Shainin (1946) American Mineralogist 31: 329-345; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 667, 671, 855, 938.; USGS Prof Paper 255; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
Little, L. W. (1942): Recent Finds of Minerals in Central Connecticut. Rocks and Minerals. vol. 17, pp 280-2.; Bartsch, Rudolf C. B. (1940): New England Notes. Rocks & Minerals, vol. 15, no. 6, p. 202.
Schairer, J. F. (1926): Lithiophilite and Other Rare Phosphates from Portland, Connecticut. American Mineralogist: 11(4): 101-104.; Schooner, Richard. (1955): 90 Minerals from 1 Connecticut Hill. Rocks & Minerals: 30(7-8): 351-8.; Moore, P. B. (2000): Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine: 333-336.
  • Idaho
    • Latah Co.
      • Avon District (Mica Mountain District)
        • Sand Mountain
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • East Mount Apatite District
No reference listed
No reference listed
        • West Mount Apatite District
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
No reference listed
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336. Wilson, W. E. (1977): Famous mineral localities: The Pulsifer Quarry. Mineralogical Record 8 (2), 72-77; Rocks and Minerals, (1997) 72:44-48
No reference listed
      • Poland
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Baldwin
        • West Baldwin
Rocks & Min. (May, 1999); Thompson, W.B., et,al., 2000, Rocks & Minerals, vol. 75, no. 6, pgs 408-418; Rocks and Minerals (1999) 74:188,189
    • Oxford Co.
      • Buckfield
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
      • Greenwood
Moore, P. B., 2000, in Mineralogy of Maine v2, p. 333-336.; Mineralogical Record (1973) 4:103-130
        • Uncle Tom Mountain
Moore, P. B., 2000, in Mineralogy of Maine v2, p. 333-336.; Mineral News (1995) 11:2 pp1,2,5; Mineral News (1991) 7:3 pp6,7,10; Mineralogical Record (1991) 22:381-393
      • Hebron
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
      • Newry
Cameron, Eugene N.; and others (1954) Pegmatite investigations, 1942-45, in New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
      • Norway
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analysis of Primary Phosphates ..., Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
      • Paris
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Huntington (Norwich)
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Marlow
Personal collection and XRD analysis by Fred E Davis
    • Grafton Co.
      • Alexandria
Rocks & Min.: 17:250; Morrill, P., 1960, New Hampshire Mines and Mineral Localities.; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
      • Grafton
Morrill, P., 1960, New Hampshire Mines and Mineral Localities.; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
      • Groton
Morrill, P., 1960, New Hampshire Mines and Mineral Localities.
No reference listed
    • Rockingham Co.
      • Raymond
Francis, C. A. (1985): Minerals of the Chandler Mine, A Zoned Lithium Rich Pegmatite (Rocks and Minerals, 60:263-264) Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336. Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
    • Strafford Co.
      • Farmington
No reference listed
  • New Mexico
    • Taos Co.
      • Picuris District
Jahns, R. H. and Ewing, R. C. (1977): The Harding mine, Taos County, New Mexico. Mineralogical Record, 8 (2): 115-126.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Wilson,W.F and Mckenzie,B.J ,1978, Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina,Information Circular 24
John S. White, "Mineralogy of the Foote Mine" in Geol. Invest. of the Kings Mtn. Belt...1981; Am Min 54 (1969), 1467-1469 ; Thomssen, R. W. & Anthony, J. W. (1977): Lithiophilite crystals from the Foote mine. Mineralogical Record 8 (2): 95-97; Rocks and Minerals, (1985) 60:76-82; Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 1981, 39-48
Kesler,T.L.,1942,The Tin-Spodumene Belt Of The Carolinas:USGS Bulletion No.936-J
Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Mineral and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
Wenger, Marc.,Armbruster,Thomas.,and Greiger,Charles A.(1991) Cation Distribution In Partially Ordered Columbite From The Kings Mountain Pegmatite, North Carolina: American Mineralogist,Vol.76 p.1897-1904
      • Lincolnton
Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C, 1881,Mineral Localities of North Carolina, Geologic Survey, North Carolina
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Berne
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
        • Custer
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336. R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 32 (Table A-1).
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
USGS Prof Paper 297D
        • Fourmile
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Unorganized District
USGS Prof Paper 297D
USGS Prof Paper 297D
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Tinton pegmatite District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Pennington Co.
      • Hill City District
USGS Bull 380D
      • Keystone District
        • Glendale
Rocks & Minerals: 60: 116.
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"
        • Keystone
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 297
Dana 6: 1088; Rocks & Minerals: 10: 121-122,146-147.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 32 (Table A-1).; USGS Bull 380D; USGS Prof Paper 297A
Norton, James J. (1964) Pegmatites and other Precambrian Rocks in the Southern Black Hills; Geology and mineral deposits of some pegmatites in the southern Black Hills, South Dakota. USGS Professional Paper 297E.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 33 (Table A-1).
      • Oreville District
USGS Bull 380D
  • Wisconsin
    • Florence Co.
      • Fern
        • Pine River pegmatites
Falster, A. , W.B. Simmons & P.B. Moore (1988) Fillowite, Lithiophilite, Heterosite/Purpurite and Allvaudite--Varulite Group Minerals from a Pegmatite in Florence County, WI, Abst. 15th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Rocks and Minerals: 63(6) p. 455. Falster, A. , W.B. Simmons & P.B. Moore (1996) The mineralogy and geochemistry of the Animikie Red Ace pegmatite in Florence County, Wisconsin: Recent Research Developments in Mineralogy: 1: 7-67.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland East
    • Mudzi District
Hornung. G. PhD thesis. Pegmatites of th N. Mtoko Region. University of Leeds, Research Institute of African Geology. !961
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