Titanite


Composition: CaTiOSiO4
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Green, brown, yellow, red, black
Lustre : Resinous
Hardness (H) : 5.0-5.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.48-3.60

Distribution

Rare. As a detrital mineral in the feldpathic sandstone ("pseudo-aplite") bodies, derrived from sediments of the Tschudi Formation.

Occurrence

  • Country Rock

Paragenetic and General Notes

A mineral of the country rock (Pinch and Wilson, 1977).