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Loveringite

Oxide mineral

Loveringite is a rare metallic oxide mineral of the crichtonite group with the chemical formula (Ca,Ce)(Ti,Fe,Cr,Mg)21O38. It is a late-stage magmatic mineral, formed in the residual melt of mafic layered intrusions, pyroxene

Identification

Color of mineral

Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

7.5

The streak

Black

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal