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a weakly magnetic black mineral found in metamorphic and plutonic rocks

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Ilmenite sales fell by 17% to 395,378 tonnes and zircon sales were down 9.2% to 32,992 tonnes.
As previously announced3, Base Resources expects to produce from its Kwale Operation in FY20: Rutile - 64,000 to 70,000 tonnes; Ilmenite - 315,000 to 350,000 tonnes and Zircon - 25,000 to 28,000 tonnes.
Acting general manager for external affairs and development Simon Wall said there is an emerging Ilmenite deficit created by strong demand against the company's ability to supply.
Outotec Oyj (HEL:OTE1V), a provider of technology solutions for the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources, announced on Friday that it has made a EUR110m provision for possible costs relating to the ilmenite smelter project in Saudi Arabia.
Anning produces around 480,000 tons of ilmenite and 2.3 metric tons of iron ore concentrate a year.
Sand is pulled up and processed to extract six minerals: ilmenite, magnetite, rutile, zircon, garnet, and monazite.
"Titanium dioxide" is the generic term for ilmenite, leucoxene, natural and synthetic rutile, as well as titanium slag.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 26 2016] Global Ilmenite Market 2016 Research Report initially provides a basic overview of the industry that covers definition, applications and manufacturing technology, post which the report explores into the international players in the market.
The company also produces ilmenite and other titani-ferrous concentrates, zircon, and synthetic rutile along with the exploration of coal.
The titanium ended up in a mineral called ilmenite (FeTiO3) that typically doesn't crystallize until a very late stage, when perhaps only 5 percent of the original melt remains.
Raman spectra of the dark areas of the platelets, characterized by a strong band at 679 [cm.sup.-1], were assigned to ilmenite (FeTi[O.sub.3]); the other vibration modes describing this mineral were 223, 254, 296, 330, 371, 451, 483 and 599 [cm.sup.-1] (Figure 10c).
In the sulfate process, titanium ore (ilmenite), typically containing 40-50% titanium with the remainder iron, is treated with sulfuric acid and heat (180[degrees]C) in order to remove the iron.
Listed on HKEX on 27th April 2012, China Zhongsheng is the largest private-owned iron ore (including ilmenite ore) producer in Shandong with the largest iron ore reserve (including ilmenite mine), which accounts for approximately 47.8% of the total known iron ore reserves in Shandong respectively.