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Ivanyukite-Na-C

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Formula:
Na
 
2
Ti
 
4
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
O
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
System:IsometricColour:Pale orange
Hardness:4
Member of:Ivanyukite Group > Pharmacosiderite Supergroup
Name:Named in honor of Gregory Yur’evich Ivanyuk, Russian mineralogist and petrologist, head of the Laboratory of Self-Organized Mineral Systems in the Geological Institute of the Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences
This page provides mineralogical data about Ivanyukite-Na-C.

Classification of Ivanyukite-Na-C

IMA status:Approved 2007
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Type Occurrence of Ivanyukite-Na-C

Type Locality:Koashva quarry, Koashva Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Geological Setting of type material:Ivanyukite-Na-T is a low-temperature hydrothermal mineral crystallized from supersaturated Na-rich aqueous solutions

Physical Properties of Ivanyukite-Na-C

Lustre:Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent
Colour:Pale orange
Streak:White
Hardness (Mohs):4
Cleavage:Perfect
{100}
Density (measured):2.6 g/cm3
Density (calculated):2.39 g/cm3

Crystallography of Ivanyukite-Na-C

Crystal System:Isometric
Class (H-M):4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:P4 3m
Cell Parameters:a = 7.856(6) Å
Unit Cell Volume:V 484.85 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:1

Optical Data of Ivanyukite-Na-C

Type:Isotropic
RI values: n = 1.73(1)
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.000 - Isotropic minerals have no birefringence
Surface Relief:High

Chemical Properties of Ivanyukite-Na-C

Formula:
Na
 
2
Ti
 
4
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
O
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Na2Ti4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2·6H2O
Essential elements:H, Na, O, Si, Ti
All elements listed in formula:H, Na, O, Si, Ti

Relationship of Ivanyukite-Na-C to other Species

Member of:Ivanyukite Group > Pharmacosiderite Supergroup
Other Members of Group:

- +
Ivanyukite-Cu
CuTi
 
4
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
O
 
2
· 7H
 
2
O
Ivanyukite-K
K
 
2
Ti
 
4
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
O
 
2
· 9H
 
2
O

Other Names for Ivanyukite-Na-C

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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 Ivanyukite-Na-C

Reference List:

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Victor N. Yakovenchuk, Alexander P. Nikolaev, Ekaterina A. Selivanova, Yakov A. Pakhomovsky, Julia A. Korchak, Dar’ya V. Spiridonova, Oleg A. Zalkind, and Sergey V. Krivovichev (2009): Ivanyukite-Na-T, ivanyukite-Na-C, ivanyukite-K, and ivanyukite-Cu: New microporous titanosilicates from the Khibiny massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia) and crystal structure of ivanyukite-Na-T. American Mineralogist, 94, 1450–1458.

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  • Localities for Ivanyukite-Na-C

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    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Khibiny Massif
            • Koashva Mt
    American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 1450–1458, 2009
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