Mineral Information and Data:

Kassite
CaTi2O4(OH)2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Kicolai Grigorevich Kassin (1885-1949), Russian Geologist and academician, discoverer of the Afrikanda massif on the Kola Peninsula.

IMA status : Approved Species 1965 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
08.03.09.01  
  (08) Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti
  (08.03) where A (B2O6)
  (08.03.09)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.DH.10
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.D) Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  (04.DH) With large (+- medium-sized) cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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