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Tinaksite

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Formula:
K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
Colour:
Yellowish, grayish-white
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
6
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
The name reflects its composition: titanium (Ti), sodium (Na) potassium (K) and silicon (Si).
Isostructural with:
The K analogue of senkevichite. Chemically somewhat similar to faizievite and odintsovite. When compared to tokkoite, it has smaller lattice constants (mainly the parameter b), shorter distances, shorter M1-M3 and O20-O2 bonds, and less distorted M1 polyhedron. There is some Fe3+ in the structure.


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Classification of TinaksiteHide

Approved
9.DG.75

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
G : Inosilicates with 3-periodic single and multiple chains
67.2.1.1

67 : INOSILICATES Unbranched Chains with W > 2
2 : Unbranched Chains with W>2 with W=5
14.9.36

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
9 : Silicates of Ti

Physical Properties of TinaksiteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Yellowish, grayish-white
Hardness:

Optical Data of TinaksiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.593 nβ = 1.621 nγ = 1.666
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.073
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
none

Chemical Properties of TinaksiteHide

Formula:
K2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
IMA Formula:
K2NaCa2TiSi7O18(OH)O
Common Impurities:
Al,Fe,Mg,H2O

Crystallography of TinaksiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.37 Å, b = 12.16 Å, c = 7.05 Å
α = 90.91°, β = 99.31°, γ = 92.76°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.853 : 1 : 0.58
Unit Cell V:
876.02 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
mean parameters concerning the structure refinement (Lacalamita et al., 2016): a~10.373, b~12.176, c~7.057, α~90.82, β~99.22, γ~92.80, V~878.5

Type Occurrence of TinaksiteHide

Other Language Names for TinaksiteHide

German:Tinaksit
Spanish:Tinaksita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Charoite58 photos of Tinaksite associated with Charoite on mindat.org.
Aegirine39 photos of Tinaksite associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Fedorite7 photos of Tinaksite associated with Fedorite on mindat.org.
Pectolite5 photos of Tinaksite associated with Pectolite on mindat.org.
Frankamenite5 photos of Tinaksite associated with Frankamenite on mindat.org.
Steacyite3 photos of Tinaksite associated with Steacyite on mindat.org.
Magnesio-arfvedsonite2 photos of Tinaksite associated with Magnesio-arfvedsonite on mindat.org.
Strontioburbankite2 photos of Tinaksite associated with Strontioburbankite on mindat.org.
Lamprophyllite1 photo of Tinaksite associated with Lamprophyllite on mindat.org.
Eudialyte1 photo of Tinaksite associated with Eudialyte on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DG.05BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)Tric.
9.DG.05PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05SeranditeNaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05WollastoniteCaSiO3Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05Wollastonite-1ACaSiO3Tric.
9.DG.07CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)Tric.
9.DG.08Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)Orth.
9.DG.10Clinotobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)Mon.
9.DG.10RiversideiteCa5(HSi3O9)2 · 2H2OOrth.
9.DG.10Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)Orth.
9.DG.15FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2Tric.
9.DG.20JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2OTric.
9.DG.25ParaumbiteK3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · nH2OOrth.
9.DG.25UmbiteK2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9 · H2OOrth.
9.DG.30SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/b
9.DG.35XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2Mon. 2/m
9.DG.40HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
9.DG.45ZoriteNa8(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 14H2OOrth.
9.DG.45ChivruaiiteCa4(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 13-14H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
9.DG.50Haineaultite(Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,F)8 · 5H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
9.DG.55EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
9.DG.60EudidymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
9.DG.65ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2OOrth.
9.DG.70Fenaksite(K,Na)4(Fe,Mn)2(Si4O10)2(OH,F)Tric.
9.DG.70LitidioniteCuNaKSi4O10Tric.
9.DG.70ManaksiteKNaMnSi4O10Tric.
9.DG.75TokkoiteK2Ca4[Si7O18(OH)](OH,F)Tric.
9.DG.75SenkevichiteCsKNaCa2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.80CanasiteK3Na3Ca5Si12O30(OH)4
9.DG.80FluorcanasiteK3Na3Ca5Si12O30F4 · H2OMon. m : Bm
9.DG.85MiseriteK1.5-x(Ca,Y,REE)5(Si6O15)(Si2O7)(OH,F)2 · yH2OTric.
9.DG.90FrankameniteK3Na3Ca5(Si12O30)(F,OH)4 · H2OTric.
9.DG.92Charoite(K,Sr)15-16(Ca,Na)32[Si6O11(O,OH)6]2[Si12O18(O,OH)12]2[Si17O25(O,OH)18]2(OH,F)4 · ~3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
9.DG.95YuksporiteK4(Ca,Na)14(Sr,Ba)2(◻,Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb)4(O,OH)4(Si6O17)2(Si2O7)3(H2O,OH)3Orth.
9.DG.97Eveslogite(Na,K,Ca,Sr,Ba)48 [(Ti,Nb,Mn,Fe2+)12Si48O144(OH)12](F,OH,Cl)14Mon. 2/m : P2/m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

67.2.1.2TokkoiteK2Ca4[Si7O18(OH)](OH,F)Tric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.9.1NatisiteNa2Ti(SiO4)OTet.
14.9.2LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
14.9.3LintisiteLiNa3Ti2(Si2O6)2O2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.4DavaniteK2TiSi6O15Tric.
14.9.5KazakoviteNa6Mn2+Ti(Si6O18)Trig.
14.9.6TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)OMon. 2/m : P21/b
14.9.7OhmiliteSr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si4O12)(O,OH) · 2-3H2OMon.
14.9.8Lamprophyllite(Na,Mn2+)3(Sr,Na)2(Ti,Fe3+)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH,O,F)2Mon.
14.9.9BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)Hex. 6 m2 : P62c
14.9.10BatisiteBaNaNaTi2(Si4O12)O2Orth.
14.9.11FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)OTet.
14.9.12Joaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(OH,F) · H2OMon. 2 : B2
14.9.13Orthojoaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH) · H2O
14.9.14StrontiojoaquiniteSr2Ba2(Na,Fe)2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OMon.
14.9.15Bario-orthojoaquinite(Ba,Sr)4Fe2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.16Strontio-orthojoaquinite(Na,Fe)2Sr2Ba2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.17BafertisiteBa2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric.
14.9.18HejtmaniteBa2(Mn2+,Fe2+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric. 1
14.9.19Delindeite(Na,K)2(Ba,Ca)2(Ti,Fe,Al)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.20Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)Mon.
14.9.21Trimounsite-(Y)Y2Ti2(SiO4)O5Mon.
14.9.22Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
14.9.23Chevkinite(Ce,Ca,Th)4(Fe,Mn)2(Ti,Fe)3[Si2O7]2O8
14.9.24Strontiochevkinite(Sr,La,Ce,Ca)4Fe2+(Ti,Zr)2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8Mon.
14.9.25TisinaliteNa3H3(Mn,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18 · 2H2OTrig.
14.9.26NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
14.9.27ManganoneptuniteNa2KLiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon.
14.9.28Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric.
14.9.29AstrophylliteK2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1
14.9.30Hydroastrophyllite(H3O,K,Ca)3(Fe,Mn)5-65Ti2Si8(O,OH)31Tric.
14.9.31LobanoviteK2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.9.32BaratoviteKCa7(Ti,Zr)2Li3Si12O36F2Mon.
14.9.34AenigmatiteNa2Fe2+5Ti(Si6O18)O2Tric. 1 : P1
14.9.35SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3Iso.
14.9.37Janhaugite(Na,Ca)3(Mn2+,Fe2+)3(Ti,Zr,Nb)2(Si2O7)2O2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
14.9.38KoashviteNa6(Ca,Mn)(Ti,Fe)Si6O18 · H2OOrth.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
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Tinaksite in petrologyHide

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References for TinaksiteHide

Reference List:
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Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR (1965): 162: 658-661.
American Mineralogist (1965): 50: 2098-2099.
Acta Crystallographica: B36: 259-263.
Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal, Kiev: 13(4): 3-12.
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie (1987): 189: 195.
Lacalamita, M., Mesto, E., Kaneva, E., Scordari, F., Pedrazzi, G., Vladkyn, N., Schingaro, E. (2016): Structure refinement and crystal chemistry of tokkoite and tinaksite from Murun massif (Russia). Mineralogical Magazine: 80 (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12645 (2016)

Internet Links for TinaksiteHide

Localities for TinaksiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Aldan Shield
          • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
            • Murunskii Massif
Vorob'yev E.I. (2008) Charoite, - Novosibirsk. GEO, p. 142 (in Rus.).
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
[Lapis 1993:4 p.13-20]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Konev, A.A., Vorob'yev, E.I., and Lazebnik, K.A. (1996) The Mineralogy of the Murun Massif. Russian Academy of Science Press, Siberian Branch, Novosbirsk, Russia (in Rus.); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Vorob'yov E.I. (2008) Charoite, - Novosibirsk. GEO, p. 142 (in Rus.).
Vorob'yov E.I. (2008) Charoite, - Novosibirsk. GEO, p. 142 (in Rus.).
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
[Mandarino, 1997]
        • Rasvumchorr Mt
          • Rasvumchorr Mine
P.M. Kartashov data
Saudi Arabia
 
  • Mintaqah Al Madinah
Faheha, A. A., Hamidalddin, S. Q., Al-Turkestany, N. A., & Ibraheim, N. M. (2012). Concentrations Of Natural And Man-Made Radioactivity Of Surface Soil In Al-Madinh Al-Monawarah, Western Province of Saudi Arabia. Isotope and Radiation Research, 44(2), 495-504.
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