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ilmenite

ilmenite

noun il·men·ite \ˈil-mə-ˌnīt\

Definition of ILMENITE

:  a usually massive iron-black mineral that consists of an oxide of iron and titanium and that is a major titanium ore

Origin of ILMENITE

German Ilmenit, from Ilmen range, Ural Mts., Russia
First Known Use: circa 1827

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