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Ivanyukite-Na-C

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Formula:
Na2Ti4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2 · 6H2O
Colour:
Pale orange
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
2.6
Crystal System:
Isometric
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
A polytype of Ivanyukite-Na

Formed by partial hydration of ivanyukite-Na-T.

The structure of all ivanyukites is described as a 3D framework of the pharmacosiderite type; it is based on of four edge-sharing TiO6 octahedra connected by the silicate tetrahedra. It contains 8-membered rings defininng channels with an effective width of 3.5 Å. Na, K and water reside within the channels.


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Classification of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2007

Physical Properties of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Pale orange
Streak:
White
Hardness:
Comment:
ca. 4
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
{100}
Fracture:
Step-Like
Density:
2.6 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.39 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

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

Chemical Properties of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

Formula:
Na2Ti4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2 · 6H2O

Crystallography of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

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

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
7.88(100)
4.53(30)
3.205(80)
2.774(30)
2.622(40)
2.478(40)
1.960(30)
1.843(30)

Type Occurrence of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
cubic crystals, up to 1.5 mm in diameter
Geological Setting of Type Material:
natrolitized microcline-aegirine-sodalite lens within orthoclase-bearing urtite; formed from the polytype T by its partial hydration
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Relationship of Ivanyukite-Na-C to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Ivanyukite-CuCuTi4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2 · 7H2OIso. 4 3m : P4 3m
Ivanyukite-KK2Ti4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2 · 9H2OIso. 4 3m : P4 3m
Ivanyukite-NaNa2Ti4(SiO4)3(OH)2O2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m : R3m

Fluorescence of Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

non-fluorescent

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 Ivanyukite-Na-CHide

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-CHide

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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 (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
        • Koashva Mt
American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 1450–1458, 2009
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