leucoxene

Leucoxene

Leu*cox"ene\ (l[-u]*k[o^]ks"[=e]n), n. [Leuco- + Gr. xe`nos stranger.] (Min.) A nearly opaque white mineral, in part identical with titanite, observed in some igneous rocks as the result of the alteration of titanic iron.
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