Ilmenorutile

Ilmenorutile

 

a mineral of the rutile group, rich in Nb2O5 (as high as 19.64 percent). It is a complex solid solution of FeNb2O6 in the crystalline structure of TiO- (rutile). It is a rare mineral.

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The mineralization occurs within breccia cement and is associated with hematite, chlorite, ferroan dolomite, minor thorite, ilmenorutile and pyrite.
Natural resources: Diamonds, titanium ore (rutile), bauxite, gold, iron ore, ilmenorutile, platinum, chromite, manganese, cassiterite, molybdenite, as well as forests, abundant fresh water, and rich offshore fishing grounds.
Lowest: ONE MILLION FOURTEEN to NONE OF ILMENORUTILE.