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Kyzylkumite

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About KyzylkumiteHide

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Kyzylkum desert, Uzbekistan
Formula:
V3+Ti2O5(OH)
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Vitreous, Resinous
Specific Gravity:
3.75
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named after the Kyzylkum region, Uzbekistan that includes the type locality. The Kyzylkum is the 15th largest desert in the world.

Classification of KyzylkumiteHide

Approved
First Published:
1981
4.CB.75

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
C : Metal: Oxygen = 2: 3,3: 5, and similar
B : With medium-sized cations
8.4.1.3

8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
4 : A2B3O9
7.12.13

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta

Physical Properties of KyzylkumiteHide

Vitreous, Resinous
Colour:
Black
Density:
3.75 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Optical Data of KyzylkumiteHide

Type:
Anisotropic

Chemical Properties of KyzylkumiteHide

Formula:
V3+Ti2O5(OH)
IMA Formula:
Ti2V3+O5(OH)

Crystallography of KyzylkumiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.4787(1) Å, b = 4.5624(1) Å, c = 10.0330(1) Å
β = 93.174(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.858 : 1 : 2.199
Unit Cell V:
387.51 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Occurs in grains to 0.2 mm.

Type Occurrence of KyzylkumiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical Museum, St. Petersburg University, Russia, 17408.
Mining Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1197/1.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In fine veinlets in quartziferous, uranium-bearing schists.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Smyslova, I.G., Komkov, A.I., Pavshukov, V.V., Kuznetsova, N.V. (1981) Kyzylkumite, V2Ti3O9, a new mineral of vanadium and titanium of a group of complex oxides. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 110(5): 607-612.

Synonyms of KyzylkumiteHide

Other Language Names for KyzylkumiteHide

German:Kyzylkumit
Spanish:Kyzylkumita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.CB.05BrizziiteNaSb5+O3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05CorundumAl2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.05Ecandrewsite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05EskolaiteCr2O3Trig.
4.CB.05GeikieliteMgTiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05HematiteFe2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.05IlmeniteFe2+TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05KarelianiteV3+2O3Trig.
4.CB.05MelanostibiteMn2+(Sb5+,Fe3+)O3Trig.
4.CB.05PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3Trig.
4.CB.05Unnamed (Auroantimonate)AuSbO3
4.CB.05UM1998-11-O-AuHSbAu+2Sb3+O2(OH)
4.CB.05TistariteTi3+2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.10AvicenniteTl2O3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Ia3
4.CB.10BixbyiteMn3+2O3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Ia3
4.CB.15Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.CB.15PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N2S[(Zn,Al,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N6S[(Zn,Mg)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti)16O31(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-6N6S[(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S[(Mg,Fe2+)3[Al7(Ti,Fe3+)]O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Ferrohögbomite-6N12S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)5(Al,Ti,Fe3+)12O23(OH)]6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.CB.25PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9Hex.
4.CB.25KleberiteFeTi6O11(OH)5Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.30BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.
4.CB.30OxyvaniteV3+2V4+O5Mon. 2/m : B2/b
4.CB.35Olkhonskite(Cr,V)2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.35SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.40KamiokiteFe2Mo3O8Hex.
4.CB.40NolaniteV3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2Hex.
4.CB.40RinmaniteZn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2Hex. 6 : P63
4.CB.40IseiteMn2Mo3O8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.40MajindeiteMg2Mo3O8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.45ClaudetiteAs2O3Mon. 2/m
4.CB.45StibioclaudetiteAsSbO3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
4.CB.50ArsenoliteAs2O3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.CB.50SenarmontiteSb2O3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.CB.55ValentiniteSb2O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pccn
4.CB.60BismiteBi2O3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.65SphaerobismoiteBi2O3Tet.
4.CB.70SilléniteBi12SiO20Iso. 2 3 : I2 3
4.CB.80TietaiyangiteFe3+4Fe2+TiO9Hex.

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

8.4.1.1SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
8.4.1.2Olkhonskite(Cr,V)2Ti3O9Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)Orth.
7.12.2 ScherbinaiteV5+2O5
7.12.3ParamontroseiteV4+O2Orth.
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3Mon.
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2Mon. 2/m
7.12.6DoloresiteV4+3O4(OH)4Mon. 2/m
7.12.7LenobliteV4+2O4 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
7.12.8NavajoiteFe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.12.9VanoxiteV4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2OMon.
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2OMon.
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV4+4O9 · 5H2OMon.
7.12.14SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.
7.12.16TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti4+6V3+2)O16Tet. 4/m : I41/a
7.12.18KarelianiteV3+2O3Trig.
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.20NolaniteV3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2Hex.
7.12.21VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5Tric.
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite(Ta,Nb)(OH)5-2x(O,CO3)x ; x near 1.2Iso.

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 KyzylkumiteHide

Reference List:
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Smyslova, I.G., Komkov, A.I., Pavshukov, V.V., Kuznetsova, N.V. (1981) Kyzylkumite, V2Ti3O9, a new mineral of vanadium and titanium of a group of complex oxides. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 110(5): 607-612.
Fleischer, M., Chao, G.Y., Mandarino, J.A. (1982) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 67: 854-860.
Koneva, A.A. (2002) N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 2002, 541-550. [as unnamed phase]
Raade, G., Balić-Žunić, T. (2006) The crystal structure of (Be, )(V,Ti)3O6, a mineral related to kyzylkumite. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 1147-1158.
Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Reznitsky, L.Z., Sklyarov, E.V. (2013) Kyzylkumite, Ti2V3+O5(OH): new structure type, modularity and revised formula. Mineralogical Magazine: 77: 33-44.
Reznitskya, L.Z., Suvorova, L.F., Ushchapovskaya, Z.F., Murashko, M.N., Barash, I.G. (2013) Kyzylkumite: a finding in the Southern Baikal Region, Russia and refinement of its crystal chemical formula. Geology of Ore Deposits: 55: 676-685.

Internet Links for KyzylkumiteHide

Localities for KyzylkumiteHide

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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.
Finland
 
  • North Ostrobothnia
    • Raahe
Sergeeva, N. E., Eremin, N. I., & Dergachev, A. L. (2011, February). Vanadium mineralization in ore of the Vihanti massive sulfide base-metal deposit, Finland. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 436, No. 2, pp. 210-212). SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.; Kompanchenko, A., Voloshin, A., & Balagansky, V. (2018). Vanadium mineralization in the Kola region, Fennoscandian Shield. Minerals, 8(11), 474.
Russia
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Pechengsky District
      • Pechenga Ni-Cu ore field
Alena A. Kompanchenko * OrcID, Anatoly V. Voloshin and Victor V. Balagansky (2018) Vanadium Mineralization in the Kola Region, Fennoscandian Shield. Minerals 2018, 8(11), 474
Uzbekistan (TL)
 
  • Navoiy
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Auminzatau Mts
Am. Min. (1982) 67, 855-856; ZVMO (1981) 110, 607-612; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
 
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