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Leucoxene

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An alteration product and mixture of Fe-Ti oxides, including titanite, perovskite, titanian magnetite, but especially ilmenite. Most 'leucoxene' is anatase or rutile.

Classification of Leucoxene

IMA status:Questionable/Doubtful
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Other Names for Leucoxene

Other Languages:
German:Leukoxen
Simplified Chinese:白钛石

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 Leucoxene

Reference List:

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Gümbel (1874), Die paläolith. Eruptivgest, Fichtelgebirg.: 22.

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: 560.

American Mineralogist (1995): 80: 1077.

Mineralogical Magazine (1994): 58: 597.

Burke, Ernest A.J. (2007) A Mass Discreditation of GQN Minerals. Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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