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Ilmenite Mineral Data

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General Ilmenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++TiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 151.73 gm
   Titanium  31.56 %  Ti   52.65 % TiO2
   Iron      36.81 %  Fe   47.35 % FeO
   Oxygen    31.63 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Help on Environment: Environment: Common accessory mineral in igneous and metamorphic rocks. Commonly concentrated in placers as "black sand" deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1827
Help on Locality: Locality: Ilmen Mountains, southern Urals, of the Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after It's locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ilmenite Say ILMENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 30664
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