HyperDic: iron_ore

English > 1 sense of the expression iron ore:
NOUNsubstanceiron orean ore from which iron can be extracted
English > iron ore: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn ore from which iron can be extracted.
NarrowerchamositeA greenish grey or black silicate of iron and aluminum
goethite, gothiteA red or yellow or brown mineral
hematite, haematiteThe principal form of iron ore
lepidocrociteA red to reddish brown mineral consisting of iron oxide hydroxide
limoniteA widely occurring iron oxide ore
magnetite, magnetic iron-oreAn oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets
ruddle, reddle, raddleA red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
siderite, chalybiteiron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate
taconiteA variety of chert containing magnetite and hematite
BroaderoreA mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
Substancesiron, Fe, atomic number 26A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element
Spanishmineral de hierro
Catalanmineral de ferro

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