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Titanite


Mineral Properties and Uses



Physical Properties of Titanite

Chemical Classification silicate
Color gray, brown, green, yellow, black, red
Streak white
Luster resinous to adamantine
Diaphaneity transparent to translucent
Cleavage fair, prismatic
Mohs Hardness 5 to 5.5
Specific Gravity 3.4 to 3.6
Diagnostic Properties luster, color, hardness
Chemical Composition CaTiSiO5
Crystal System monoclinic
Uses ore of titanium



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