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Leucoxene



Leucoxene is a fine granular alteration product of titanium minerals. It varies in color from yellow to brown.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is not a valid mineral species and consists mainly of rutile or anatase. It is observed in some igneous rocks and iron ore deposits as the result of the alteration of ilmenite, perovskite, or titanite.

References

  • Hurlbut, Cornelius S.; Klein, Cornelis, 1985, Manual of Mineralogy, 20th ed., ISBN 0-471-80580-7
  • Mindat.org

See also: List of minerals

 
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