ilmenite

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noun il·men·ite \ˈil-mə-ˌnīt\

Definition of ilmenite

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

Origin and Etymology of ilmenite

German Ilmenit, from Ilmen range, Ural Mountains, Russia


First Known Use: circa 1827


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