gamma iron


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gamma iron

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(Metallurgy) an allotrope of iron that is nonmagnetic and exists between 910°C and 1400°C
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Noun1.gamma iron - a nonmagnetic allotrope of iron that is the basis of austenite; stable between 906 and 1403 degrees centigrade
atomic number 26, Fe, iron - a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
austenite - a solid solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; cools to form pearlite or martensite
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4]), carbonyl iron powder (CIP), and gamma iron oxide ([gamma]-[Fe.
The reduction was significant, particularly for composites containing both micro- and nano-sized iron oxides and gamma iron oxide.
The most second-row complex structure of ethylene-octene vulcanizates present samples filled with gamma iron oxide, and carbonyl iron powder.