iron ore

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Noun1.iron ore - an ore from which iron can be extractediron ore - an ore from which iron can be extracted
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
goethite, gothite - a red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust
ore - a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
chamosite - a greenish grey or black silicate of iron and aluminum
taconite - a variety of chert containing magnetite and hematite; mined as a low-grade iron ore
haematite, hematite - the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
lepidocrocite - a red to reddish brown mineral consisting of iron oxide hydroxide; often found in iron ores together with goethite
limonite - a widely occurring iron oxide ore; a mixture of goethite and hematite and lepidocrocite
magnetic iron-ore, magnetite - an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets
raddle, reddle, ruddle - a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
chalybite, siderite - iron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate
Translations
železná ruda
rautamalmi
minerale di ferrominerale ferroso
철광석
ijzererts

iron ore

nminerale m di ferro
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