Mineralogy Database

Titanowodginite Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :

General Titanowodginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn++,Fe++)(Ti,Sn)(Ta,Nb)2O8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 583.43 gm
   Tantalum   49.62 %  Ta   60.59 % Ta2O5
   Titanium    4.92 %  Ti    8.21 % TiO2
   Manganese   7.53 %  Mn    9.73 % MnO
   Niobium     7.96 %  Nb   11.39 % Nb2O5
   Iron        1.91 %  Fe    2.46 % FeO
   Tin         6.10 %  Sn    7.75 % SnO2
   Oxygen     21.94 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.14 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.8Fe2+0.2Ti0.6Sn0.3Ta1.6Nb0.5O8
Help on Environment: Environment: Complex, zoned granite pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for TITANium and its relationship to wodginite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Titanowodginite + Pronunciation Say TITANOWODGINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1984-008

Titanowodginite Image

Click Here for Larger   Image in a New Browser Window Images:
Click Here for Larger   Image


Comments: Black crystals of titanowodginite in matrix.
Location: Tanco Mine (Bernic Lake Mine), Bernic Lake, Lac-du-Bonnet area, Manitoba, Canada. Scale: Picture size 4 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Titanowodginite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.828:1:0.4484
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.466, b = 11.431, c = 5.126, Z = 4; beta = 90.31° V = 554.66 Den(Calc)= 6.99
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.976(1), 2.966(0.95), 3.644(0.46),

Physical Properties of Titanowodginite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Dark brown, Black.
Help on Density: Density: 6.86
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Irregular - Very brittle fracture producing irregular fragments
Help on Habit: Habit: Euhedral Crystals - Occurs as well-formed crystals showing good external form.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5.5 - Knife Blade
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: dark brown

Optical Properties of Titanowodginite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.229 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.244 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1431,KPDmeas= 0.1458,KC= 0.1892
Ncalc = 2.3 - 2.32
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), b=2

Calculated Properties of Titanowodginite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.99 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Titanowodginite =6.86 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PETitanowodginite = 621.08 barns/electron
U=PETitanowodginite x rElectron Density=3,719.99 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Titanowodginite is Not Radioactive

Titanowodginite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (08)Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti
  (08.01)where A BO4
  (08.01.08)Wodginite Group Wodginite Mn(Sn,Ta)(Ta,Nb)2O8 C 2/c 2/m Ferrowodginite FeSnTa2O8 C 2/c 2/m Titanowodginite (Mn,Fe)(Ti,Sn)(Ta,Nb)2O8 C 2/c 2/m Lithiowodginite LiTa3O8 C 2/c 2/m Ferrotitanowodginite! FeTiTa2O8 C 2/m 2/m IMA2000-026! (Mn,Li)4(Ta,Sn)4(Ta,Nb)8O32 C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.DB.40 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.D - Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  04.DB -With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
04.DB.40 Ferrowodginite FeSnTa2O8 C 2/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Lithiotantite Li(Ta,Nb)3O8 P 21/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Lithiowodginite LiTa3O8 C 2/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Tantalowodginite* (Mn2,[])4Ta4Ta8O32 C 2/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Titanowodginite (Mn,Fe)(Ti,Sn)(Ta,Nb)2O8 C 2/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Wodginite Mn(Sn,Ta)(Ta,Nb)2O8 C 2/c 2/m
04.DB.40 Ferrotitanowodginite! FeTiTa2O8 C 2/m 2/m

Other Titanowodginite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Bull.Miner.,Vol.107-111,1984-1988) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Titanowodginite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

Search for Titanowodginite using:

Web webmineral.com
[AOL] [Bing] [Dog Pile] [GeoScienceWorld] [HotBot] [Ixquick] [Lycos] [MAMMA] [Scirus] [Teoma] [WebCrawler] [Wikipedia] [YAHOO]

Visit our Advertisers for Titanowodginite :

Ask about Titanowodginite here :
Ask-A-Mineralogist from the Mineralogical Society of America
Mindat.org's Discussion Groups
Original Rockhounds Discussion Group
Rockhounds Discussion Group on Yahoo Groups
Mineral Discussion Forum from Fabre Minerals - also available in Espa´┐Żol

Print or Cut-and-Paste your Titanowodginite Specimen Label here :


Dana No: Strunz No: 04.DB.40





Dakota Matrix
Excalibur Minerals
Exceptional Minerals
Hudson Insitute
John Betts Fine Minerals
Mc Dougall Minerals
Mineral News
Rock and Mineral Shows
Weinrich Minerals, Inc.