Definitions for ilmeniteˈɪl məˌnaɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a common black mineral, iron titanate, FeTiO3, an ore of titanium.
Origin of ilmenite:
1820–30; after the Ilmen Mountains in the S Urals, where first identified; see -ite1
a weakly magnetic black mineral found in metamorphic and plutonic rocks; an iron titanium oxide in crystalline form; a source of titanium
A weakly magnetic dark gray mineral found in metamorphic and igneous rocks; it is a mixed oxide of iron and titanium, FeTiO
titanic iron. See Menaccanite