ilmenite

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Ilmenite
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Etymology[edit]

Named after Ilmen Mountains in Russia[1] +‎ -ite in 1827.[2]

Noun[edit]

ilmenite (countable and uncountable, plural ilmenites)

  1. (mineralogy) A weakly magnetic dark gray mineral found in metamorphic and igneous rocks; it is a mixed oxide of iron and titanium, FeTiO3

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  • Ilmenite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • ilmenite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
  1. ^ James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume I, seventh edition, revised by Charles Palache, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1944
  2. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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ilmenite f (plural ilmeniti)

  1. ilmenite

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