Ilmenite


Composition: Fe2+Ti4+O3
Crystal System : Trigonal
Colours: Iron-black
Lustre : Metallic, dull
Hardness (H) : 5-6
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.5-5.0

Distribution

Rare. Listed as a sparse, but widely distributed mineral by Lombaard et al. (1986)

Occurrence

  • Country Rock

Paragenetic and General Notes

Possibly as a detrital accessory mineral in the feldspathic sandstone (pseudo-aplite).