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Titanite — specimen 0457, photo © NMNHS
Titanite — specimen 0457, photo © NMNHS

Titanitespecimen 0457


East Africa
Titanite — specimen 0457, locality map

Weight: 0.28 ct; size: 3.85 | 3.84 | 2.78 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium light yellowish green; strong; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; design ‘Easy Octagon’ by Quincy D. Howell, excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Titanite — specimen 0016Titanite — specimen 0452Titanite — specimen 0313

More information from ‘Classification’

Also known as sphene; a common accessory mineral in intermediate and felsic rocks, pegmatites, and alpine veins; in gneisses, schists, and some skarns (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).