Definition of "rutile" [ru•tile]

  • (noun) A lustrous red, reddish-brown, or black mineral, TiO2, used as a gemstone, as an ore, and in paints and fillers.

Use "rutile" in a sentence

  • "The star sapphire does, not the rutile that causes it."
  • "A recent increase in political stability has led to a revival of economic activity such as the rehabilitation of bauxite and rutile mining."
  • "Most heavy-mineral sands also have a high content of titanium-bearing minerals, such as ilmenite and rutile."

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