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Titanowodginite

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Formula:
Mn2+TiTa2O8
Colour:
Dark brown to black
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
The titanium-dominant member of the wodginite group.
Wodginite Group


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Classification of TitanowodginiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1984
4.DB.40

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
8.1.8.3

8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
1 : ABO4

Physical Properties of TitanowodginiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Dark brown to black
Streak:
Dark brown
Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of TitanowodginiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
Dispersion:
relatively weak

Chemical Properties of TitanowodginiteHide

Formula:
Mn2+TiTa2O8
Common Impurities:
Fe,Sn,Sc,Nb

Crystallography of TitanowodginiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.46 Å, b = 11.43 Å, c = 5.12 Å
β = 90.31°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.828 : 1 : 0.448
Unit Cell V:
553.61 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of TitanowodginiteHide

Synonyms of TitanowodginiteHide

Other Language Names for TitanowodginiteHide

Simplified Chinese:钛锰钽矿

Relationship of Titanowodginite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Achalaite(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ta)2O8Mon. 2/m : B2/b
FerrotitanowodginiteFe2+TiTa2O8Mon.
FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
LithiotantiteLiTa3O8Mon.
LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8Mon.
WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ixiolite2 photos of Titanowodginite associated with Ixiolite on mindat.org.
Wodginite1 photo of Titanowodginite associated with Wodginite on mindat.org.
Beryl1 photo of Titanowodginite associated with Beryl on mindat.org.
Columbite-(Fe)1 photo of Titanowodginite associated with Columbite-(Fe) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DB.05ArgutiteGeO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05CassiteriteSnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05PlattneritePbO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.05PyrolusiteMnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05RutileTiO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4Tet.
4.DB.05TugarinoviteMoO2Mon.
4.DB.05Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
4.DB.10ByströmiteMgSb2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6Tet.
4.DB.15bAkhtenskiteε-Mn4+O2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
4.DB.15cNsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2Hex.
4.DB.15aParamontroseiteV4+O2Orth.
4.DB.15aRamsdelliteMn4+O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.20Scrutinyiteα-PbO2Orth.
4.DB.25IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8Orth.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.25SrilankiteZrTi2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.25Yttrocolumbite-(Y)Y(U4+,Fe2+)Nb2O8
4.DB.25Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Yb)(Yb,Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30FerberiteFeWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30HübneriteMnWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30Sanmartinite(Zn,Fe)WO4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.30KrasnoselskiteCoWO4Mon.
4.DB.30HeftetjerniteScTaO4Mon. 2/m
4.DB.30HuanzalaiteMgWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.35Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.
4.DB.35Qitianlingite(Fe,Mn)2(Nb,Ta)2WO10Orth.
4.DB.35Magnocolumbite(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.40FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiotantiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40FerrotitanowodginiteFe2+TiTa2O8Mon.
4.DB.40WolframowodginiteMn(Mn,Sn,Fe,Ta)(W,Ta,Nb)2O8
4.DB.45TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
4.DB.50Carmichaelite(Ti,Cr,Fe)[O2-x(OH)x]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.55AlumotantiteAlTaO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.60Biehlite((Sb,As)O)2[MoO4]Mon.

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

8.1.8.1WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
8.1.8.2FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
8.1.8.4LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8Mon.

Other InformationHide

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

References for TitanowodginiteHide

Reference List:
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ERCIT, T.S., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & ČERNÝ, P. (1992) The wodginite group. I. Structural crystallography. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 597-611.
ERCIT, T.S., ČERNÝ,, P., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & MCCAMMON, C.A. (1992): The wodginite group. II. Crystal chemistry. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 613-631.
ERCIT, T.S., ČERNÝ, P. & HAWTHORNE, F.C. (1992): The wodginite group. III. Classification and new species. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 633-638.

Internet Links for TitanowodginiteHide

Localities for TitanowodginiteHide

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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.
Argentina
 
  • San Luis
    • Chacabuco department
      • Sierra de la Estranzuela
Galliski M A, Černý P, Márquez-Zavalía M F, Chapman R (1999) Ferrotitanowodginite, Fe2+TiTa2O8, a new mineral of the wodginite group from the San Elías pegmatite, San Luis, Argentina. American Mineralogist 84, 773-777
Canada (TL)
 
  • Manitoba
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
      • Bernic Lake
ERCIT, T.S., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & ČERNÝ, P. (1992) The wodginite group. I. Structural crystallography. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 597-611. ERCIT, T.S., ČERNÝ,, P., HAWTHORNE, F.C. & MCCAMMON, C.A. (1992): The wodginite group. II. Crystal chemistry. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 613-631. ERCIT, T.S., ČERNÝ, P. & HAWTHORNE, F.C. (1992): The wodginite group. III. Classification and new species. Canadian Mineralogist 30, 633-638.
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Paterson Lake Area
Tindle, A.G. & Breaks, F.W. (1998) Oxide minerals of the Separation Rapids rare-element granitic pegmatite group, northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 609-635.
Canadian Mineralogist 36, 609; Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W., and Selway, J.B. (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype gramitic pegmatites: evidence of fractionation and contamination from Pakeagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 753-788.
China
 
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Yichun Prefecture
      • Yuanzhou District
        • Yichun complex (Yashan batholith)
Xiaolong Huang, Rucheng Wang, Changshi Liu, Xiaomin Chen, Wenlan Zhang, and Mingyuan Lai (2000): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 20(1), 22-27
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
Orlandi et al., 1990. Nb-Ta oxides from Elba Island pegmatites. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., Serie A, 97: 161-173
P. Orlandi, M. Pasero, N. Perchiazzi (1990) - Nb-Ta oxides from Elba Island pegmatites. - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. serie A, v.97: 161-173.
Orlandi, P., & Pezzotta, F. (1997). Minerali dell'Isola d'Elba. Edizioni Novecento Grafico, Bergamo, 249 pp.
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