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Crystal habit of Ilmenite Ilmenite

Name   Ilmenite
(Titanic Iron Ore)
Chemistry   FeTiO3
Hardness   5 - 6
Lustre   sub metallic
Colour   black to blackish brown
Streak   brownish black 
Density [g/cm3]   4.5 - 5.0
Crystal habit   trigonal-rhombohedral, crystals thick tabular
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture conchoidal to uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   massive in magmatic rocks, also thin foliated, occurs as grains in placer sands

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