Illmenite

Illmenite is an aluminum silicate mineral with a chemical formula

Fe
2+
TiO
3

Illmenite have a isometric crystal structure and are usually found as cubes

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Illmenite

Lustre: Metallic, Sub-Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Opaque
Colour: Iron black or black
Streak: Black to reddish brown
Hardness (Mohs): 5 - 6
Hardness (Vickers): VHN100=566 - 698 kg/mm2
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: None Observed
Parting: On {0001}, {1011} due to twinning (?).
Fracture: Conchoidal, Sub-Conchoidal
Density (measured): 4.68 - 4.76 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 4.789 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Illmenite

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