Bog ore

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Related to Bog ore: Bog iron, Bog iron ore
(Min.) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite.
Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese.

See also: bog, bog

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Hjarthner-Holdar, Kresten & Larsson's interim report on their success in producing iron from magnetite ore using the same techniques as with lake or bog ore is another paper giving results that may be significant in discussions on the location of production centres, as it both explains the recovery of magnetite ore and slag on an early Roman Iron Age bloomery site and opens up the possibility that magnetite ore may have been a more important resource than previously considered.