ferriferous


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fer·rif·er·ous

 (fə-rĭf′ər-əs, fĕ-)
adj.
Containing or yielding iron.

ferriferous

(fɛˈrɪfərəs)
adj
(Minerals) producing or yielding iron; iron-bearing: a ferriferous rock.

fer•rif•er•ous

(fəˈrɪf ər əs)

adj.
yielding iron.
[1805–15]
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Other potential minerals affecting the MS of the studied strata are ferriferous glauconite, iron ooids and ferroan dolomite.
1984) and Delmont (1985) emphasised the association of celadonite with a black ferriferous saponite from veins developed in marine volcanic rocks.