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Sphene \Sphene\, n. [F. sph[`e]ne, fr. Gr. sfh`n a wedge.] (Min.) A mineral found usually in thin, wedge-shaped crystals of a yellow or green to black color. It is a silicate of titanium and calcium; titanite.


n. (context mineralogy English) titanite

Usage examples of "sphene".

Not to flee New Riviera and Sphene, as the message demanded, but to find Clarity.

Leaning forward over the free-form table hewn from a single crystal of pale green sphene, he handed it to his host.