Meaning of titaniferous in English:


Pronunciation /tʌɪtəˈnɪfərəs/


  • (of rocks and minerals) containing or yielding titanium.

    ‘Presently ilmenite is being won from titaniferous iron ore deposits in New York, Canada, Finland, and Norway.’
    • ‘The invention relates generally to the art of extracting titanium from titaniferous materials.’
    • ‘The mining of titaniferous ore has affected the region socially, ecologically and economically.’
    • ‘After the coarse calcite was replaced by fluorite, the titaniferous magnetite rims remain as partly martitized magnetite rims around the fluorite ore pods.’
    • ‘Geochemical tests on iron samples from the Burmis titaniferous iron deposit were conducted in 1949 by Ottawa's Mineral Dressing and Process Metallurgy laboratory.’