Selivanovaite, ideally NaFe3+Ti4(Si2O7)2O4(H2O)4, is a murmanite-group (seidozerite supergroup) TS-block mineral from the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. The crystal structure of selivanovaite was refined in space group Cforumla, a 10.524(6), b 13.815(6), c 12.213(14) Å, α 99.74(6), β 107.45(8), γ 90.15(10)°, V 1666.8(26) Å3, R1 = 21.40%. The previously given chemical analysis has been modified to better fit the crystal structure: Nb2O5 8.51, ZrO2 2.94, TiO2 31.96, SiO2 30.62, Al2O3 0.05, Fe2O3 5.08, FeO 3.23, MnO 3.36, CaO 2.14, MgO 0.75, Na2O 2.47, H2O 8.88, sum 99.99 wt.%; H2O was determined from structure-refinement results: H2O = 3.34 pfu, OH = 1.05 pfu. The empirical formula calculated on 22 O apfu is: (Na0.63Ca0.30Mn0.36)Σ1.29(Fe3+0.50Fe2+0.35)Σ0.85(Ti3.14Nb0.50Zr0.19Mg0.15Mn0.01Al0.01)Σ4.00Si3.99O22.00H7.73, Z = 4. The crystal structure of selivanovaite [basic structure type B1(MG)] is an array of TS blocks (Titanium Silicate) connected via hydrogen bonds. The TS block consists of HOH sheets (H = heteropolyhedral, O = octahedral) parallel to (001). In the O sheet, the Ti-dominant MO(1,2) sites, Na-dominant MO(3) site, and □-dominant MO(4) sites give ideally Na□Ti2pfu. In the H sheet, the Ti-dominant MH(1,2) sites, Fe3+-dominant AP(1) site, and vacant AP(2) sites give ideally Fe3+□Ti2pfu. The MH and AP(1) polyhedra and Si2O7 groups constitute the H sheet. The ideal structural formula of selivanovaite of the form AP2MH2MO4(Si2O7)2(XOM,A)4(XPM,A)4 is Fe3+□Ti2Na□Ti2(Si2O7)2O4(H2O)4. Selivanovaite is a Fe3+-bearing and OH-poor analogue of vigrishinite, ideally Zn□Ti2Na□Ti2(Si2O7)2O2O(OH)(H2O)4. Vigrishinite and selivanovaite are related by the following substitution: O(OH)vig + H(Zn2+)vigO(O2–)sel + H(Fe3+)sel. Selivanovaite is a Fe3+-bearing and Na-poor analogue of murmanite, ideally Na2Ti2Na2Ti2(Si2O7)2O4(H2O)4. Murmanite and selivanovaite are related by the following substitution: O(Na+)mur + H(Na+2)murO(□)sel + H(Fe3+)sel + H(□)sel. The doubling of the t1 and t2 translations of selivanovaite compared to those of murmanite is due to the ordering of Fe3+ and □ in the H sheet and Na and □ in the O sheet of selivanovaite.

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