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A rare blue or light yellow to brown crystalline mineral, the rarest of three forms of titanium dioxide, TiO2, used as a pigment, especially in paint.
(Minerals) a rare blue or black mineral that consists of titanium oxide in tetragonal crystalline form and occurs in veins in igneous rocks. Formula: TiO2. Also called: octahedrite
[C19: from French, from Greek anatasis an extending (referring to the length of the crystals), from anateinein to stretch out]
an•a•tase(ˈæn əˌteɪs, -ˌteɪz)
a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO2.