Adjective "ilmenite" definition and examples

(Ilmenite may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɪlmənʌɪt/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A black mineral consisting of oxides of iron and titanium, of which it is the main ore.
  1. 'Small anhedral pyrope garnets and ilmenite can be collected from the shallow pit that remains.'
  2. 'Garnets form large idiomorphic and sub-idiomorphic grains; the majority contain inclusions of omphacite, ilmenite, rutile, zircon, apatite and quartz.'

More definitions

1. a very common black mineral, iron titanate, FeTiO 3 , occurring in crystals but more commonly massive.

More examples(as adjective)

"furnaces can be ilmenite."

"productions can be ilmenite."

"technologies can be ilmenite."

"shipments can be ilmenite."

"plants can be ilmenite."

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Origin

Early 19th century: named after the Ilmen mountains in the Urals + -ite.