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Soft, friable, yellow earthy material as alteration pseudomorphs after titanite (Green River, Henderson Co., NC, USA). Identical with anatase.
Classification of Xanthitane
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References for Xanthitane
Shepard (1856), American Journal of Science: 22: 96.
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: 583.
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Localities for Xanthitane
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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Locality Updated: Pixley ka Seme District, Northern Cape Province, South AfricaFrom Debbie Woolf, 18th Apr 2014 13:07:50