Anatase


Composition: TiO2
Crystal System : Tetragonal
Lustre : Adamantine, metallic
Hardness (H) : 5.5-6.0
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.79-3.97

Distribution

Very rare. Gebhard (1999) considers the status of anatase as uncertain. However, it was listed by Lombaard et al. (1986) as an accessory mineral in the kersantite dykes that cut the upper part of the orebody between the surface and 20 Level.

Occurrence

  • Country Rock