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Tivanite

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Formula:
TiV3+O3(OH)
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
Name:
The name reflects its composition: titanium (Ti) and vanadium (Van).
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Tivanite.


Classification of Tivanite

Approved
Approval Year:
1980
4.DB.45

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
6.2.8.1

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
2 : X(OH)2
7.12.16

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

Physical Properties of Tivanite

Sub-Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Hardness (Mohs):

Chemical Properties of Tivanite

IMA Formula:
TiV3+O3(OH)
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Tivanite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.49Å, b = 4.55Å, c = 10Å
β = 129.79°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.646 : 1 : 2.198
Unit Cell Volume:
V 261.87 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Tivanite

Relationship of Tivanite to other Species

4.DB.05ArgutiteGeO2
4.DB.05CassiteriteSnO2
4.DB.05PlattneritePbO2
4.DB.05PyrolusiteMnO2
4.DB.05RutileTiO2
4.DB.05TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4
4.DB.05TugarinoviteMoO2
4.DB.05Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
4.DB.10ByströmiteMgSb25+O6
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
4.DB.10OrdoñeziteZnSb25+O6
4.DB.15bAkhtenskiteMnO2
4.DB.15cNsutiteMnx2+Mn4+1-xO2-2x(OH)2x
4.DB.15aParamontroseiteVO2
4.DB.15aRamsdelliteMn4+O2
4.DB.20ScrutinyitePbO2
4.DB.25Ishikawaite(U,Fe,Y)NbO4
4.DB.25Ixiolite(Ta,Mn,Nb)O2
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Ce,U,Fe,Nb)(Nb,Ta,Ti)O4
4.DB.25SrilankiteTi2ZrO6
4.DB.25Yttrocolumbite-(Y)(Y,U,Fe2+)(Nb,Ta)O4
4.DB.25Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe,Y)(Nb,Ta,Ti)O4
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Yb)YbNbO4
4.DB.30FerberiteFe2+WO4
4.DB.30HübneriteMn2+WO4
4.DB.30SanmartiniteZnWO4
4.DB.30KrasnoselskiteCoWO4
4.DB.30HeftetjerniteScTaO4
4.DB.30HuanzalaiteMgWO4
4.DB.35Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mg)MgNb2O6
4.DB.35QitianlingiteFe22+Nb2W6+O10
4.DB.35Magnocolumbite(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mg)MgTa2O6
4.DB.40FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
4.DB.40LithiotantiteLiTa3O8
4.DB.40LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8
4.DB.40TitanowodginiteMn2+TiTa2O8
4.DB.40WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
4.DB.40FerrotitanowodginiteFe2+TiTa2O8
4.DB.40WolframowodginiteMn(Mn,Sn,Fe,Ta)(W,Ta,Nb)2O8
4.DB.50Carmichaelite(Ti,Cr,Fe)(O,OH)2
4.DB.55AlumotantiteAlTaO4
4.DB.60BiehliteSb23+MoO6
7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe2+,V4+)O(OH)
7.12.2 ScherbinaiteV25+O5
7.12.3ParamontroseiteVO2
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
7.12.6DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
7.12.7LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
7.12.8Navajoite(V5+,Fe3+)10O24 · 12H2O
7.12.9VanoxiteV6O13 · 8H2O(?)
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,Ca,K)1-x(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 4H2O
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
7.12.13KyzylkumiteTi2V3+O5(OH)
7.12.14SchreyeriteV23+Ti34+O9
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
7.12.18KarelianiteV2O3
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
7.12.20Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
7.12.21VuorelaineniteMn2+V23+O4
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5
7.12.23KimrobinsoniteTa(OH)3(O,CO3)

Other Names for Tivanite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Tivanit
Spanish:Tivanita

Other Information

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 Tivanite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1981): 66: 866-871.

Internet Links for Tivanite

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Localities for Tivanite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia (TL)
 
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
        • Golden Mile Mines
AM 1981, 866-71
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Diamantina
Nina Daneu, Herbert Schmid, Aleksander Rečnik, Werner Mader (2007) Atomic structure and formation mechanism of (301) rutile twins from Diamantina (Brazil). American Mineralogist 92: 1789-1799.
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