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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
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Other Names for Leucoxene
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References for Leucoxene
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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Localities for Leucoxene
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