- Color: greenish yellow, yellow, brown
- Hardness: 5.5
- Refractive index: 1.84 - 2.11
- Density: 3.45 - 3.55
- Chemical composition: CaTiSiO5
- Crystal structure: monoclinic
- Origins: Madagascar, India, Brazil, USA, Canada, Pakistan, Russia.
Sphene (titanite) is a rare mineral but not very expensive due to its insufficient hardness. Clean crystals over 5 ct. have value for collectors.