Titanite

Chemical Formula

CaTiSiO5

Chemical Class

Silicates

Properties

Titanite is prismatic, often flat or tabular. It is usual in wedge shape, due to the narrow and acute concavity present in twinned crystals.

Origin

Capelinha, MG

Curiosities

It often contains rare earth elements, providing a certain radioactivity.

Use

Collection and gemstone mineral.

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