Definition of titanite in English:
Another term for sphene.
- During obduction, mantle-derived magmas most likely evolved to granitic compositions by assimilation of sediments and by fractional crystallization of amphibole, feldspar, titanite and allanite.
- Magnetite, apatite, titanite and zircon make up the accessory minerals.
- Secondary titanite, chlorite, white mica and pyrrhotite are abundant, and some samples contain metamorphic biotite.
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