Mineral Information and Data:

Lithiophorite
(Al,Li)Mn4+O2(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the content of LITHIum and the Greek for "to bear".

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1870) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
06.04.01.01  
  (06) Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.04) containing multiple cations
  (06.04.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.FE.25
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.F) Hydroxides (without V or U)
  (04.FE) Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m (or 3 2/m) — hexagonal-scalenohedral
  
  
  

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