Metallic iron

iron in the state of the metal, as distinquished from its ores, as magnetic iron.

See also: Metallic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In today's ore-based steelmaking process iron ore pellets is converted to metallic iron by reduction in a blast furnace.
Perfect for bedroom areas and hallways, the scalloped mirror's metallic iron frame and stylish hanging chain make it an attractive way of decorating your home.
That's because certain minerals break down at high temperatures and release metallic iron. If there happens to be a strong enough magnetic field nearby, the newly formed iron will become magnetized along the direction of that field.
As part of the process, minerals break and release metallic iron, which could be magnetized along the direction of a strong magnetic field.
At potentials below the equilibrium line, the stability of the metallic iron increases, Fe2+ tends to be reduced, and thus its concentration decreases, this is the domain of stability for the metal, iron (Fig.
Iron ores are rocks or minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.
The results showed that the iron ore was successfully reduced to predominantly metallic iron when up to 30 wt% of biomass was introduced into the mixture and reduction commenced at approximately 943 K and was almost completed at 1473 K.
The use of metallic iron in environmental remediation, indeed, dates back to the midseventies, when it was used as filling reactive material in the Permeable Reactive Barrier technology for reductive dechlorination of halogenated hydrocarbons [39,40].
Researchers have long known that the Moon's surface darkens over time because tiny meteorites pepper the lunar dust, momentarily flash-melting iron-bearing silicate minerals and creating submicroscopic bits of metallic iron. These iron particles are what make the lunar landscape appear dark.
Physical and chemical characteristics of the shell surrounding the metallic iron core are likely to play an important role in determining the chemical reaction pathway taken place during the breakdown of carbon tetrachloride (CT).