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Punkaruaivite

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Formula:
LiTi
 
2
(HSi
 
4
O
 
12
)(OH)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
System:Monoclinic

Classification of Punkaruaivite

IMA status:Approved 2008
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.DB.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
B : Inosilicates with 2-periodic single chains, Si2O6; Pyroxene-related minerals
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Type Occurrence of Punkaruaivite

Type Locality:Malyi Punkaruaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

Crystallography of Punkaruaivite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):m - Domatic
Space Group:Bb {B1 1b} {Cc} {C1c1}
Cell Parameters:a = 26.68Å, b = 8.75Å, c = 5.24Å
β = 91.2°
Ratio:a:b:c = 3.049 : 1 : 0.599
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,223.01 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
13.3 (100)
6.23 (80)
4.38 (60)
4.16 (40)
3.50 (80)
3.01 (70)
2.81 (70)
2.70 (40)
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Chemical Properties of Punkaruaivite

Formula:
LiTi
 
2
(HSi
 
4
O
 
12
)(OH)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:LiTi2(HSi4O12)(OH)2·H2O
Essential elements:H, Li, O, Si, Ti
All elements listed in formula:H, Li, O, Si, Ti

Relationship of Punkaruaivite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.DB.05Balipholite
BaLiMg
 
2
Al
 
3
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
9.DB.05Carpholite
Mn
2+
 
Al
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)(OH)
 
4
9.DB.05Ferrocarpholite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)Al
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)(OH)
 
4
9.DB.05Magnesiocarpholite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)Al
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)(OH)
 
4
9.DB.05Potassiccarpholite
(K,☐)(Li,Mn
2+
 
)
 
2
Al
 
4
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
 
2
(OH,F)
 
8
9.DB.05Vanadiocarpholite
Mn
2+
 
V
3+
 
Al(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)(OH)
 
4
9.DB.10Lorenzenite
Na
 
2
Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)O
 
3
9.DB.15Lintisite
LiNa
 
3
Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
 
2
O
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
9.DB.17Eliseevite
LiNa
 
1.5
Ti
 
2
(H
 
1.5
Si
 
4
O
 
12
)O
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
9.DB.20Kukisvumite
Na
 
6
ZnTi
 
4
(Si
 
8
O
 
24
)O
 
4
· 4H
 
2
O
9.DB.20Manganokukisvumite
Na
 
6
MnTi
 
4
(Si
 
8
O
 
24
)O
 
4
· 4H
 
2
O
9.DB.25Vinogradovite
(Na,Ca,K)
 
4
Ti
 
4
AlSi
 
6
O
 
23
(OH) · 2H
 
2
O
9.DB.25Paravinogradovite
Na
 
1-2
(Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
4
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
 
2
(AlSi
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
4
· H
 
2
O
9.DB.30Nchwaningite
Mn
2+
2
(SiO
 
3
)(OH)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
9.DB.35Plancheite
Cu
 
8
(Si
 
8
O
 
22
)(OH)
 
4
· H
 
2
O
9.DB.40Shattuckite
Cu
 
5
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
9.DB.40UM2005-31-SiO:CuH
Cu
 
11
(SiO
 
4
)(OH)
 
18
· 9H
 
2
O ?
9.DB.45Aerinite
(Ca
 
5.1
Na
 
0.5
)(Fe
3+
 
,Al,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
4
(Al,Mg)
 
6
[HSi
 
12
O
 
36
(OH)
 
12
][(CO
 
3
)
 
1.2
(H
 
2
O)
 
12
]
9.DB.50Capranicaite
KCaNaAl
 
4
B
 
4
Si
 
2
O
 
18

Other Names for Punkaruaivite

Synonyms:
IMA2008-018
Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Punkaruaivite

Reference List:

- +
U. Kolitsch, D. Yu. Pushcharovsky, I. V. Pekov and E. Tillmanns (2000): A new, lintisite-related titanosilicate mineral from Russia: crystal structure, occurrence and properties. Poster, XIXth European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM 19), Nancy, August 25-31, 2000; abstract in Abstracts Book, 363 and Acta Crystallogr. A56 (Supplement), s363.

Yakovenchik, V.N., Ivaniuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Selivanova, E.A., Men'shikov, Yu.P., Korchak, J.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Spiridonova, D.V., Zalkind, O.A. (2010): Punkaruaivite, Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O, a new mineral species from hydrothermalites of Khibiny and Lovozero alkaline massifs (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 41-50.

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Lovozero Massif
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