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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A special technique used at Arikamedu enabled colour modification such as changing ferriferous chalcedony to carnelian by heat treatment, and Francis has shown that this technique spread throughout Southeast Asia (Francis 1991: 28-43).
The estate is located on the Trasqua hill, a scorching patch with various kinds of poor soil - stony, sandy with some clay, lime, loam and ferriferous.