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Foote Spodumene

OxideAnalysisFormula
Li2O5.90%0.898
K2O1.20%0.058
Na2O0.61%0.045
Al2O325.40%1.129
SiO264.40%4.858
Fe2O32.30%0.065
LOI0.20
Oxide Weight452.52
Formula Weight453.43
If this formula is not unified correctly please contact us.

Was mined at Foote Lithium Co. Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA from a lithia bearing-pegmatite (quartz-microcline-spodumene pegmatite) since 1938. No longer available.

Sieve Analysis:

+50 mesh: 3.4
+70: 6.3
+100: 10.2
+140: 15.3
+200: 19.0


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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Foote Spodumene" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="66057-55-4"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="Li2O" name="Lithium Oxide, Lithia" status="" percent="5.900" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="1.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="0.610" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="25.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="64.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="2.300" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="0.200" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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