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Titaniferous Magnetite

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A variety of Magnetite

A titanian variety of Magnetite.

Classification of Titaniferous Magnetite

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Chemical Properties of Titaniferous Magnetite

Simplified for copy/paste:Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Essential elements:Fe, O
All elements listed in formula:Fe, O, Ti

Other Names for Titaniferous Magnetite

Ti-magnetiteTitanian MagnetiteTitanomagnetite
Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:钛磁铁矿

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Titaniferous Magnetite

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 702.

Reynolds, I.M. (1985) The nature and origin of titaniferous magnetite-rich layers in the upper zone of the Bushveld complex: A review and synthesis. Economic Geology: 80: 1089-1108.

Balan, E., De Villiers, J.P.R., Eeckhout, S.G., Glatzel, P., Toplis, M.J., Fritsch, E., Allard, T., Galoisy, L., and Calas, G. (2006) Letter: The oxidation state of vanadium in titanomagnetite from layered basic intrusions. American Mineralogist: 91: 953-956.

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