Sphene

Sphene

Sphene is a member of the Titanite Group and a nesosilicate with a chemical formula

CaTi(SiO
4
)O

Sphene has a monoclinic crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Titanite (Sphene)

Lustre: Adamantine, Resinous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Colourless, brown, green, yellow, rose-red or black.
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 5 - 5½
Cleavage: Distinct/Good
Good on {110}
Parting: Due to twinning on {221}
Density (measured): 3.48 - 3.6 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 3.53 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Sphene

Key Words: Mental clarity and quickness, accelerated learning, intuition, focused will
Chakras: Third Eye (6th chakra), Solar Plexus (3rd chakra)
Physical: Supports the bones, hearing, and vision; stimulates the brain
Emotional: Instills enjoyment of mental activity, pride in accomplishment
Spiritual: Enhances willpower and manifestation, attunes to Christ consciousness

 

 

 

 

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