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Ilmenorutile

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Ilmenorutile

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.7 × 1.6 cm
Weight: 
15.00gr
Description

Spectacular ilmenorutile single crystal.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ilmenorutile

Variety Of: 

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Formula: 
Fex(Nb,Ta)2x·4Ti1-xO2
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Vein No. 140 (Selyankino village), Buldym Lake, Vishnevye Mts (Vishnyovye; Cherry), Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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