- a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO2.
Origin of anatase
Examples from the Web for anatase
Historical Examples of anatase
There is no distinct cleavage (rutile and anatase have cleavages); hardness 5-6; sp.
Minute crystals of brookite have been detected with anatase and rutile in the iron-ore of Cleveland in Yorkshire.
Titanic acid occurs in nature crystallized in anatase, arkansite, brookite, and rutile.
- a rare blue or black mineral that consists of titanium oxide in tetragonal crystalline form and occurs in veins in igneous rocks. Formula: TiO 2Also called: octahedrite