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  • n. A mineral deposit from which iron can be viably extracted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. any native compound of iron from which the metal may be profitably extracted. The principal ores are magnetite, hematite, siderite, limonite, Göthite, turgite, and the bog and clay iron ores.

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  • n. an ore from which iron can be extracted

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