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| Chemical composition || CaTiOSiO<sub>4</sub>
 
| Chemical composition || CaTiOSiO<sub>4</sub>
 
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| Crystal system || monoclinic
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| Crystal system || Monoclinic
 
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| Habit || wedge shaped, massive
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| Habit || Wedge shaped, massive
 
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| Cleavage || distinct, prismatic
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| Cleavage || Distinct, prismatic
 
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| Fracture || conchoidal
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| Fracture || Conchoidal
 
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| Hardness || 5.0-5.5
 
| Hardness || 5.0-5.5
 
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| Optic nature || biaxial +
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| Optic nature || Biaxial +
 
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| Refractive index || 1.880-2.099
 
| Refractive index || 1.880-2.099
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| Birefringence || 0.100-0.135
 
| Birefringence || 0.100-0.135
 
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| Dispersion || high, 0.051
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| Dispersion || High, 0.051
 
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| Specific gravity || 3.45-3.55
 
| Specific gravity || 3.45-3.55
 
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| Lustre || resinous to sub-adamantine
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| Lustre || Resinous to sub-adamantine
 
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| Pleochroism || distinct to strong
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| Pleochroism || Distinct to strong
 
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Latest revision as of 19:49, 23 December 2006

Sphene
Chemical composition CaTiOSiO4
Crystal system Monoclinic
Habit Wedge shaped, massive
Cleavage Distinct, prismatic
Fracture Conchoidal
Hardness 5.0-5.5
Optic nature Biaxial +
Refractive index 1.880-2.099
Birefringence 0.100-0.135
Dispersion High, 0.051
Specific gravity 3.45-3.55
Lustre Resinous to sub-adamantine
Pleochroism Distinct to strong