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mag·net·ite

 (măg′nĭ-tīt′)
n.
The mineral form of black iron oxide, Fe3O4, that often occurs with magnesium, zinc, and manganese and is an important ore of iron.

magnetite

(ˈmæɡnɪˌtaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a black magnetic mineral, found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and as a separate deposit. It is a source of iron. Composition: iron oxide. Formula: Fe3O4. Crystal structure: cubic
magnetitic adj

mag•net•ite

(ˈmæg nɪˌtaɪt)

n.
a common black mineral, ferrous and ferric iron oxide, FeFe2O4, that is the most magnetic mineral and an important iron ore.
[< German Magnetit (1845); see magnet, -ite1]

mag·net·ite

(măg′nĭ-tīt′)
A usually brown to black, magnetic mineral composed of iron and magnesium oxide. Magnetite occurs in many different types of rocks, commonly as small octahedrons. It is an important source of iron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetite - an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnetsmagnetite - an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets
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
loadstone, lodestone - a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically
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Caption: Figure 2: SEM images (black and white) and EBSD phase maps (color) on cross sections on the different oxide scale samples where a and b are on wustite, c and d are on magnetite, and e and f are on hematite.
The oxidation rate of Fe-Cr spinel layer is lower than that of magnetite layer because of the presence of Cr in Fe-Cr spinel layer.
Sample ID Hematite %Weight Magnetite %Weight according XRD According XRD M10 34.1 65.9 M20 39.9 63.1 M30 24.7 75.3 M35 20.8 79.2 M40 20.1 79.9 100% Magnetite 12.9 87.1 Table 4.
Caption: Figure 2: SEM image and EDS analysis of (a) uncoated magnetite nanoparticles, (b) DX-M nanoparticles, and (c) As-M nanoparticles.
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