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  • noun geology Any of a class of minerals, mixed oxides of magnesium and iron, that are abundant in the earth's lower mantle (second only to perovskite)


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  • The two minerals, ferroperovskite and ferropericlase, contain virtually all of the iron that occurs in this deep portion of the Earth.

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