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Lithium Tosudite

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About Lithium TosuditeHide

Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O
A variety of Tosudite

A clay mineral with a 1:1 regular interstratification of trioctahedral Li chlorite Cookeite and dioctahedral Smectite.

Chemical Properties of Lithium TosuditeHide

Na0.5(Al,Mg)6((Si,Al)8O18)(OH)12 · 5H2O

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.

Internet Links for Lithium TosuditeHide

Localities for Lithium TosuditeHide

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.
  • Wallonia
    • Liège
Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
Merceron T., Inoue A., Bouchet A., Meunier A. (1988) Lithium-bearing donbassite and tosudite from Echassieres, Massif Central, France, - Clays and Clay Minerals, 36(1), p. 39-46.
  • Fukushima
    • Koriyama
Shimoda S. (1969) New data for Tosudite, - Clays and Clay Miner., 17(3), p. 179-184.; Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
  • Gifu
    • Gujo City
Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Sikhote Alin Mts
      • Nikolaevsk-na-Amure
Fin'ko V.I., Drits V.A., Slonimskaya N.V. (1977) Lithium tosudite from hydrothermal altered rocks of Lover Preamurie, - Izvestiya AN SSSR, ser. geologicheskaya, №12, p. 73-78 (in Rus.).
  • California
    • San Diego County
      • Mesa Grande Mining District
        • Gem Hill
Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
      • Pala Mining District
        • Pala
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy.
  • Maine
    • Oxford County
      • Buckfield
King, V. and Foord, E., 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, v2.
      • Newry
Van King
  • Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
      • Cottonwood Mining District
Pavel Kartashov
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