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Titanite On Ilmenite

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Titanite On Ilmenite

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Description
Locality: 
Imilchil, Errachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 0.8 cm
Description

Aggregate of sharp lustrous titanite crystals with well-defined faces and edges, of yellow brown colour. Interestingly they are richly distributed on a tabular black crystal of ilmenite, probably with some epitaxial order. We acquired this at Imilchil in 09/2009 during a prospection trip.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Titanite

Formula: 
CaTi(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AG.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Titanite occurrence, Hauzenberg, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

Ilmenite

Formula: 
Fe2+TiO3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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