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he·ma·tite

 (hē′mə-tīt′)
n.
A black or blackish-red to brick-red mineral, essentially Fe2O3, the chief ore of iron.

[Middle English emathite, ematites, from Latin haematītēs, from Greek (lithos) haimatītēs, bloodlike (stone), from haima, haimat-, blood.]

he′ma·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.
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hematite

(ˈhɛmətaɪt) or

haematite

n
(Minerals) a red, grey, or black mineral, found as massive beds and in veins and igneous rocks. It is the chief source of iron. Composition: iron (ferric) oxide. Formula: Fe2O3. Crystal structure: hexagonal (rhombohedral). Also called: iron glance
[C16: via Latin from Greek haimatitēs resembling blood, from haima blood]
hematitic, haematitic adj
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he•ma•tite

(ˈhi məˌtaɪt)

n.
a mineral, ferric oxide, Fe2O3, occurring in brilliant black crystals and in earthy masses: the principal ore of iron.
[1535–45; < Latin haematītēs bloodstone < Greek haimatitēs (lithós) bloodlike (stone). See hemato-, -ite1]
he`ma•tit′ic (-ˈtɪt ɪk) adj.
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he·ma·tite

(hē′mə-tīt′)
A reddish-brown to silver-gray mineral consisting of iron oxide. Hematite occurs in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks and is the most abundant iron ore. It is usually slightly magnetic.
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hematite

iron oxide
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematite - the principal form of iron orehematite - the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
emery - a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
iron ore - an ore from which iron can be extracted
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Translations
hematiittipunakiviverikivi
hematit

hematite

nHämatit m
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* Mineralization is associated with increased hematite and chlorite alteration
The 100% owned Riley Iron Ore Mine (Riley DSO Hematite Project) is located 10 km from the Mount Lindsay Deposit and occurs as a hematite rich pisolitic and cemented laterite.
Aside from the liquid water lake on Mars, the discovery of hematite by the NASA rover,&nbsp;Opportunity, suggests that there could be organic life on the Red Planet.
Within patches in the ridge, Curiosity discovered hematite - an iron-rich mineral that often forms in water.
A NASA orbiter studying the ridge had previously identified a strong signal from hematite, an iron-rich mineral that often forms in water.
Recently Malkani and Mahmood in 2016 reported micaceous hematite from Muzaffarabad and limonie/ochre from Reshian valley of Hattian Bala District, Azad Kashmir.
Gua Tambun, the site of South-east Asia's largest hematite Neolithic rock art, will be open once again to visitors next week.
It was promoted as a "homeopathic magnetic hematite healing bracelet." The child wore the bracelet when having teething pain and sometimes chewed on it when in pain.
Whereas hematite, goethite and maghemite prevail in aerobic pedoenvironments, magnetite, which is a mineral of lithogenic origin, usually occurs at lower concentrations and ferrihydrite is typically present in small amounts.
Flotation separation of chlorite and hematite is a complex process.