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Xanthitane

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Formula:
TiO2
A variety of Anatase

Soft, friable, yellow earthy material as alteration pseudomorphs after titanite (Green River, Henderson Co., NC, USA). Identical with anatase.


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Chemical Properties of XanthitaneHide

Formula:
TiO2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Zircon3 photos of Xanthitane associated with Zircon on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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

References for XanthitaneHide

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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 XanthitaneHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Itasy Region
      • Soavinandriana District
        • Mahavelona Commune
Lacroix, A. (1915): Sur le sphène malgache et sur ses pseudomorphoses. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie. 38, 21-24
  • Mahajanga Province (Majunga)
    • Betsiboka Region
      • Maevatanana District
Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 15822
USA
 
  • North Carolina
    • Henderson Co.
Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No.128703-00
  • South Carolina
    • Greenville Co.
Van King
Mineral and/or Locality  
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