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Mineral of the month: titanium

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From paint to airplanes, titanium is important in a number of applications. Commercial production comes from titanium-bearing ilmenite, rutile and leucoxene (altered ilmenite). These minerals are used to produce titanium dioxide pigment, as well as an assortment of metal and chemical products.

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Title:
Mineral of the month: titanium
Series title:
Geotimes
Volume
2004
Issue:
October
Year Published:
2004
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGI
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
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