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Titanite

Nesosilicate

Titanite, or sphene (from the Greek sphenos (σφηνώ), meaning wedge titanium, Ca 5. Trace impurities of iron are typically present. Also commonly present are rare earth and yttrium may be partly replaced by thorium

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

The streak

White

Density ( specific gravity )

1.843
1.87
1.943

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Resinous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic

Radioactive

Radioactive