A very light metal with a crystalline appearance. It is very important for technology across the Galaxy.
Lithium is used for power connection, the earliest use is the connector component that starts the fission reaction in nuclear bombs. Lithium is also used in moderately advanced batteries and Lithium is the base ingredient for the control crystals of powerful reactors and FTL Drives.
Despite chemically being a metal, it often appears as a crystal.
It is uncommon, rarely appear in pure form and instead as a component to another ore.
Normally appears as a silver crystal/metal, but exposure to oxygen slowly turns it dark.
See Also Edit
- Based on actual Lithium and the Lithium Crystals of Star Trek.