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mineralogy elements Li Lithium

Li - Lithium - ALKALI METAL

Lithium is the chemical element with atomic number 3, symbol Li. It is an alkali metal. Pure lithium is the lightest metal, it is soft, silvery gray in color. It reacts easily on contact with water or air. It is flammable, not very abundant and is used in many industrial applications: cells and batteries, greases, glasses and ceramics, polymers ...
180.5°
1317°
6.942
1
3
Li
[He] 2s1
2
1
0.98
5.3917
Synthetic
Radioactive
Liquid
Gaseous
Lithium Electronic configuration diagram
Electronic configuration diagram

Name Lithium
Number 3
Atomic 6.942
Symbol Li
Fusion 180.5
Boiling 1317
Density 0.534
Period 2
Group 1
Discovery 1817 Arfvedson
Abundance 20
Radius 2.1
Electronegativity 0.98
Ionization 5.3917
Number of isotopes 5
Electronic configuration [He] 2s1
Oxidation states 1
Electron by energy level 2,1

Mineral Hardness Density Formula
Aleksandrovite 4.00 / 4.50 3.07 KLi3Ca7Sn2(SiO3)12F2
Alumino-ottoliniite NaLi(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2
Amblygonite 5.50 / 6.00 2.98 LiAlPO4F
Arrojadite-(KNa) KNa3(CaNa2)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2
Arrojadite-(SrFe) SrFe2+(CaNa2)Fe2+13Al(PO4)11(PO3OH)(OH)2
Balestraite 2.50 / 3.00 2.95 KLi2V5+Si4O12
Balipholite 5.00 / 5.50 3.33 LiBaMg2Al3(Si2O6)2(OH)8
Baratovite 3.50 / 3.50 2.92 KLi3Ca7Ti2(SiO3)12F2
Berezanskite 2.50 / 3.00 2.66 KTi2(Li3Si12)O30
Bertossaite 6.00 / 6.00 3.10 Li2CaAl4(PO4)4(OH)4
Bikitaite 6.00 / 6.00 2.28 LiAlSi2O6·H2O
Bityite 5.50 / 5.50 3.00 CaLiAl2(Si2BeAl)O10(OH)2
Borocookeite 3.00 / 3.00 2.62 LiAl4(Si3B)O10(OH)8
Brannockite 5.00 / 6.00 2.98 KSn2(Li3Si12)O30
Bulgakite Li2(Ca,Na)Fe2+7Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4(F,O)(H2O)2
Ciprianiite Ca4(Th,REE)2Al(B4Si4O22)(OH)2
Clino-ferri-holmquistite 6.00 / 6.00 3.25 Li2(Mg3Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Clino-ferro-ferri-holmquistite 6.00 / 6.00 3.24 Li2(Fe2+3Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Clinoferroholmquistite 5.00 / 6.00 Li2[Fe2+3Al2]Si8O22(OH,F)2
Colquiriite 4.00 / 4.00 2.94 CaLiAlF6
Cookeite 2.50 / 2.50 2.67 (Al,Li)3Al2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Cryolithionite 2.50 / 2.50 2.78 Na3Al2(LiF4)3
Darapiosite 5.00 / 5.00 2.92 KNa2Mn2(Li2ZnSi12)O30
Darrellhenryite 7.00 / 7.00 3.04 NaLiAl2Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)3O
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa) 3.50 / 4.00 3.42 K(NaMn)CaNa3AlMn13(PO4)12(OH)2
Diomignite Li2B4O7
Dusmatovite 4.50 / 4.50 2.96 KK2Mn2(Zn2LiSi12)O30
Elbaite 7.50 / 7.50 2.90 Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Eliseevite 5.00 / 5.00 2.71 Na1.5Li[Ti2O2(Si4O10.5(OH)1.5)]·2H2O
Emeleusite 5.00 / 6.00 2.76 Na2LiFe3+Si6O15
Ephesite 3.50 / 4.50 2.98 NaLiAl2(Si2Al2)O10(OH)2
Eucryptite 6.50 / 6.50 2.67 LiAlSiO4
Faizievite 4.00 / 4.50 2.82 Li6K2Na(Ca6Na)Ti4(Si6O18)2(Si12O30)F2
Ferri-fluoro-leakeite NaNa2(Mg2Fe3+2Li)Si8O22F2
Ferri-leakeite 5.50 / 6.00 3.11 NaNa2(Mg2Fe3+2Li)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferri-ottoliniite 5.00 / 6.00 NaLi(Fe3+2Mg3)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferri-pedrizite 6.00 / 6.00 3.19 NaLi2[Fe3+2Mg2Li]Si8O22(OH)2
Ferrisicklerite 4.00 / 4.00 3.41 Li1-x(Fe3+,Mn2+)PO4
Ferriwhittakerite 6.00 / 6.00 Na(NaLi)(Mg2Fe3+2Li)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-ferri-fluoro-leakeite 6.00 / 6.00 NaNa2(Fe2+2Fe3+2Li)Si8O22F2
Ferro-ferri-pedrizite 6.00 / 6.00 3.23 NaLi2(LiFe2+2Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-fluoro-pedrizite 3.12 NaLi2(Fe2+2Al2Li)Si8O22F2
Ferro-holmquistite 5.00 / 6.00 3.15 Li2(Fe2+3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferro-pedrizite 3.14 NaLi2(Fe2+2Al2Li)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferroleakeite NaNa2(Fe2+2Fe3+2Li)Si8O22(OH)2
Ferropedrizite Li3(LiFe2+2Fe3+Al)Si8O22(OH)2
Fluor-elbaite Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluor-liddicoatite 7.50 / 7.50 3.05 Ca(Li2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Fluorannite 3.00 / 3.00 3.15 KFe2+3(Si3Al)O10F2
Fluoro-leakeite 6.00 / 6.00 3.14 NaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)Si8O22F2
Fluoro-pedrizite NaLi2(Mg2Al2Li)Si8O22F2
Fluorophlogopite 2.00 / 3.00 2.83 KMg3(Si3Al)O10F2
Footemineite 4.50 / 4.50 2.87 Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O
Gainesite 4.00 / 4.00 2.94 Na2(Be,Li)Zr2(PO4)4·1.5H2O
Griceite 4.50 / 4.50 2.62 LiF
Griphite 5.50 / 5.50 3.40 Ca(Mn2+,Na,Li)6Fe2+Al2(PO4)6(F,OH)2
Hectorite 1.00 / 2.00 2.00 Na0.3(Mg,Li)3Si4O10(F,OH)2·nH2O
Hellandite-(Ce) 5.50 / 6.00 (Ca,REE)4Ce2Al(Be,Li)2-xB4Si4O22(OH)2
Hellandite-(Y) 5.50 / 6.00 3.70 (Ca,REE)4Y2Al(Be,Li)2-xB4Si4O22(OH)2
Holmquistite 5.50 / 5.50 3.06 Li2(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2
Hsianghualite 6.50 / 6.50 2.97 Li2Ca3Be3(SiO4)3F2
Jadarite 4.00 / 5.00 2.45 LiNaB3SiO7(OH)
Jarlite 4.00 / 4.50 3.87 Na2(Sr,Na)14Mg2Al12F64(OH,H2O)4
Katayamalite 3.50 / 4.00 2.91 KLi3Ca7Ti2(SiO3)12(OH)2
Kornerupine 7.00 / 7.00 3.30 (Mg,Fe2+,Al)10(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH,F)
Kupletskite-(Cs) 4.00 / 4.00 3.68 Cs2NaMn2+7Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4F
Lavinskyite K(LiCu)Cu6(Si4O11)2(OH)4
Liberite 7.00 / 7.00 2.69 Li2BeSiO4
Liguriaite K(LiCu)Cu6(Si4O11)2(OH)4
Lintisite 5.00 / 6.00 2.77 Na3LiTi2O2(SiO3)4·2H2O
Lithiomarsturite 6.00 / 6.00 3.32 LiCa2Mn2+2Si5O14(OH)
Lithiophilite 4.00 / 5.00 3.34 LiMn2+PO4
Lithiophorite 2.50 / 3.00 3.14 (Al,Li)Mn4+O2(OH)2
Lithiophosphate 4.00 / 4.00 2.48 Li3PO4
Lithiotantite 6.00 / 6.50 7.00 LiTa3O8
Lithiowodginite 5.00 / 6.00 7.50 LiTa3O8
Londonite 8.00 / 8.00 3.34 CsBe5Al4B11O28
Luanshiweiite 3.00 / 3.00 2.87 KLiAl1.5(Si3.5Al0.5)O10(OH)2
Lunijianlaite 2.00 / 2.00 2.75 Li0.7Al6.2(Si7Al)20(OH,O)10
Magnesioneptunite 5.00 / 6.00 3.15 KNa2LiMg2Ti2Si8O24
Magnesiostaurolite 7.00 / 7.50 3.54 Mg(Mg,Li)3(Al,Mg)18Si8O44(OH)4
Manandonite 2.50 / 3.50 2.89 Li2Al4(Si2AlB)O10(OH)8
Mangani-dellaventuraite 5.00 / 5.00 3.18 NaNa2(MgMn3+2LiTi4+)Si8O22O2
Manganoneptunite 5.00 / 6.00 3.23 KNa2LiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24
Masutomilite 2.50 / 2.50 2.94 KLiAlMn2+(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2
Mccrillisite 4.50 / 4.50 3.12 NaCs(Be,Li)Zr2(PO4)4·1-2H2O
Montebrasite 5.50 / 6.00 3.03 LiAlPO4(OH)
Nalipoite 4.00 / 4.00 2.58 NaLi2PO4
Nalivkinite 3.29 Li2NaFe2+7Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4F
Nambulite 6.50 / 6.50 3.51 LiMn2+4Si5O14(OH)
Nanlingite 2.50 / 2.50 3.93 NaCa5LiMg12(AsO3)2[Fe2+(AsO3)6]F14
Nanpingite 2.50 / 3.00 3.11 CsAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
Natromontebrasite 5.50 / 5.50 3.04 NaAlPO4(OH)
Natronambulite 5.50 / 6.00 3.51 NaMn2+4Si5O14(OH)
Neptunite 5.00 / 6.00 3.23 KNa2LiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24
Norrishite 2.50 / 2.50 3.26 KLiMn3+2Si4O12
Okanoganite-(Y) 4.00 / 4.00 4.35 (Y,REE,Ca,Na,Th)16(Fe3+,Ti)(Si,B,P)10(O,OH)38F10
Olympite 4.00 / 4.00 2.80 LiNa5(PO4)2
Orlovite 2.00 / 3.00 2.01 KLi2TiSi4O10(OF)