Kennedyite, a New Mineral of the Pseudobrookite Series

O. von Knorring and K. G. Cox
Research Institute of African Geology, University of Leeds

Summary: A new mineral with the approximate composition of Fe2MgTi3O10 and isostructural with pseudobrookite Fe4Ti2O10 has been observed in an olivine-augite-alkali-feldspar rock of the Karroo succession from the Mateke Hills area in south-eastern Southern Rhodesia. Chemical analysis and indexed X-ray powder data (α 9·77, b 9·95, c 3·73 Å.) of the mineral are given, and the name kennedyite is proposed. The name karrooite is proposed for the artificial product MgTi2O5.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1961 v. 32; no. 252; p. 676-682; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1961.032.252.02
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