sphene

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French sphène, coined by René Just Haüy in 1801, Traité de minéralogie vol. 3 p. 114, after Ancient Greek σφήν (sphḗn, wedge).

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Noun[edit]

sphene (countable and uncountable, plural sphenes)

  1. (mineralogy) titanite

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sphene” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • sphene”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

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