Definition of titanite in English:

titanite

Line breaks: titan|ite
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪtənʌɪt
 
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noun

another term for sphene.
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  • 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.

Origin

late 18th century: from titanium + -ite1.

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