Meaning of sphene

sphene

Pronunciation: (sfēn), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, calcium titanium silicate, CaTiSiO, occurring as an accessory mineral in a variety of &hasp;crystalline &hasp;rocks, &hasp;usually &hasp;in &hasp;small &hasp;wedge-shaped &hasp;crystals. Also called
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