Titanowodginite Mineral Data

General Information

Chemical Formula: Mn++(Ti,Ta,Sc)2O8
IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984


Dana Class: (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).]


Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.828:1:0.4484
Cell Dimensions: a = 9.466, b = 11.431, c = 5.126, Z = 4; beta = 90.31° 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

Other Information

References: PHYS. PROP.(Bull.Miner.,Vol.107-111,1984-1988)
See Also: Athena Mineralogy
  Frederic Biret
  ╔cole des Mines de Paris

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