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Titanite — specimen 0452, photo © NMNHS
Titanite — specimen 0452, photo © NMNHS

Titanitespecimen 0452


East Africa
Titanite — specimen 0452, locality map

Weight: 0.31 ct; size: 3.98 | 3.95 | 2.72 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium greenish yellow; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; design ‘Petal’ by Glenn & Martha Vargas, excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Titanite — specimen 0016Titanite — specimen 0313Titanite — specimen 0457

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).