Definitions for ilmeniteˈɪl məˌnaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•men•iteˈɪl məˌnaɪt(n.)

  1. a common black mineral, iron titanate, FeTiO3, an ore of titanium.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of ilmenite:

1820–30; after the Ilmen Mountains in the S Urals, where first identified; see -ite1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ilmenite(noun)

    a weakly magnetic black mineral found in metamorphic and plutonic rocks; an iron titanium oxide in crystalline form; a source of titanium


  1. ilmenite(Noun)

    A weakly magnetic dark gray mineral found in metamorphic and igneous rocks; it is a mixed oxide of iron and titanium, FeTiO

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ilmenite(noun)

    titanic iron. See Menaccanite


  1. Ilmenite

    Ilmenite is a weakly magnetic titanium-iron oxide mineral which is iron-black or steel-gray. It is a crystalline iron titanium oxide. It crystallizes in the trigonal system. The ilmenite crystal structure is an ordered derivative of the corundum structure; in corundum all cations are identical but in ilmenite Fe2+ and Ti4+ ions occupy alternating layers perpendicular to the trigonal c axis.

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