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Oxyvanite

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Formula:
V3+2V4+O5
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Resinous
Hardness:
7 - 7½
Specific Gravity:
4.66 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
due to composition — with oxygen and vanadium represented in its ideal formula.
Related to berdesinskiite


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Classification of OxyvaniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2008
4.CB.30

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
7.7.2.2

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
7 : AB2X5

Physical Properties of OxyvaniteHide

Resinous
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Hardness:
7 - 7½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN30=1180 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Parting:
none
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
4.66(2) g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of OxyvaniteHide

Formula:
V3+2V4+O5

Crystallography of OxyvaniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/b
Setting:
C2/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.032(2) Å, b = 5.050(1) Å, c = 7.000(1) Å
β = 111.14(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.987 : 1 : 1.386
Unit Cell V:
330.77 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.28 (5)
2.88 (5)
2.65 (5)
2.44 (5)
1.717 (75)
1.633 (5)
1.446 (4)
1.379 (5)

Type Occurrence of OxyvaniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
anhedral grains, up to 0.1—0.15 mm in size
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
The type material is deposited at the Fersman Mineralogical
Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
accessory mineral in Cr-V-bearing quartz-diopside metamorphic rocks
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of OxyvaniteHide

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.35Olkhonskite(Cr,V)2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.35SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.40KamiokiteFe2Mo3O8Hex.
4.CB.40Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(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.75KyzylkumiteV3+Ti2O5(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.80TietaiyangiteFe3+4Fe2+TiO9Hex.

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

7.7.2.1BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.

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 OxyvaniteHide

Reference List:
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Armbruster, T, et al. (2009), X-ray structural investigation of the oxyvanite (V3O5) - berdesinskiite (V2TiO5) series: V4+ substituting for octahedrally coordinated Ti4+, European J. Mineralogy 21,885-891(2009)
Reznitsky L Z, Sklyarov E V, Armbruster T, Ushchapovskaya Z F, Galuskin E V, Polekhovsky Y S, Barash I G (2009) The new mineral oxyvanite V3O5 and the oxyvanite-berdesinskiite V2TiO5 isomorphic join in metamorphic rocks of Sludyanka complex (South Baikal region) (abstract). Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 138, issue 3, 70-81

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Localities for OxyvaniteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
Balestra C. (2014): Sistematica ligure 2014. Prie, 10, 35-37.
Madagascar
 
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Atsimo-Andrefana Region
      • Ampanihy District
        • Fotadrevo Commune
          • Green Giant Vanadium Property
Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257
      • Betioky District
        • Lazarivo Commune
Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257
Russia (TL)
 
  • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
    • Irkutskaya Oblast'
      • Lake Baikal area
European J. Mineralogy 21,885(2009)
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