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VIII - Nesosilicates
Crystal habit Titanite Titanite

Name   Titanite
Chemistry   CaTi[O|SiO4]
Hardness   5 - 5.5
Lustre   vitreous - adamantine
Colour   yellow, greenish, white, brown, red brown to black
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   3.4 - 3.6
Crystal habit   monoclinic, crystals wedge shaped, thin tabular
Cleavage, Fracture   [110] distinct, [100], [112] imperfect, fracture conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   in magmatic (acid and intermediate) rocks as well as metamorphic rocks (schists, amphibolites)

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