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Titanowodginite Mineral Data

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General Information
Chemical Formula:Mn++(Ti,Ta,Sc)2O8
IMA Status:Approved IMA 1984
Classification
Dana Class:8.1.8.3 (8)Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti (8.1)where A BO4 (8.1.8)Dana Group
Strunz Class:IV/D.17-40 – Oxides [Oxides with metal : oxygen = 1:2 (MO2 and related compounds) (Qitianglinite – Lithiowodginite series).]
Crystallography
Axial Ratios:a:b:c =0.828:1:0.4484
Cell Dimensions:a = 9.466, b = 11.431, c = 5.126, Z = 4; beta = 90.31ø V = 554.66
Crystal System:Monoclinic – Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C2/c
X Ray Diffraction:By Intensity(I/Io): 2.976(1) 2.966(0.95) 3.644(0.46)
Physical Properties
Cleavage:None
Color:dark brown or black.
Density:6.86
Diaphaniety:Transparent to Translucent
Hardness:5.5 – Knife Blade
Streak:dark brown
IV/D.17-40 – Oxides [Oxides with metal: oxygen = 1:2 (MO2 and related compounds) (Qitianglinite – Lithiowodginite series).]
References:PHYS. PROP.(Bull.Miner.,Vol.107-111,1984-1988)
See Also: Athena Mineralogy
 Frederic Biret
 Google
 MinMax
 École des Mines de Paris

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