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Titanite is a calcium titanium silicate mineral with a chemical formula, CaTiSiO5.

Also called Sphene, it occurs as a translucent reddish brown, gray, yellow, green, or red mineral. Used as a source of TiO2 pigment and as a gemstone, it can be found in Pakistan, Italy, Russia and USA.

See also: List of minerals

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