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Amblygonite

Lithium alumino-fluophosphate

Formula: Li.AlF.PO4

OxideAnalysisFormula
Li2O10.10%0.500
P2O548.00%0.500
Al2O324.50%0.355
LOI17.40
Oxide Weight121.97
Formula Weight147.67
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.
DENS - Density (Specific Gravity) 3.00
HMOH - Hardness (Moh) 6.0
GSPT - Frit Softening Point 1100C D

This material requires oxidation if used as a glaze material to minimize blisters due to products of decomposition.
From Watkins Minerals in Wichita Falls, TX.


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Amblygonite" descrip="Lithium alumino-fluophosphate" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber=""> <oxides> <oxide symbol="Li2O" name="Lithium Oxide, Lithia" status="" percent="10.100" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="P2O5" name="Phosphorus Pentoxide" status="" percent="48.000" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="24.500" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="17.400" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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