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Titanite — specimen 0016, photo © NMNHS
Titanite — specimen 0016, photo © NMNHS

Titanitespecimen 0016


East Africa
Titanite — specimen 0016, locality map

Weight: 0.66 ct; size: 5.24 | 5.19 | 3.57 mm; shape: round; colour: medium orangey yellow; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; very good mixed style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
Titanite — specimen 0452Titanite — specimen 0313Titanite — specimen 0457

More information from ‘Classification’

Also known as sphene; a common accessory mineral in intermediate and felsic rocks, pegmatites, and alpine veins; in gneisses, schists, and some skarns (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).