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TitleTitanite (sphene) from Eganville in Renfrew County, Ontario
DescriptionTitanite (sphene), CaTiSiO5, is often an accessory mineral in igneous and metamorphic rocks. Generally it exists as quite small grains. Large specimens, such as this one from a pegmatite near Eganville, Ontario, are occasionally found. Quartz also can be seen. This sample is about 6.5 cm across.
LocationCanada ▹ Ontario ▹ Renfrew. Near Enganville.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-03-26.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #4413.
Key wordssphene, titanite, Ontario, Canada
Tech details817 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number264