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- n. Alternative spelling of hematite.
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- n. Same as hematite.
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- n. the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
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Alternatively, the fire screen is created in haematite (black steel) plate, possessing the attribute of projecting shadow, even when the fire is extinguished or the light source removed; running on its shadow.
This substance, also called haematite, has some practical use as an adhesive.
We saw several miners, who told us that they got the ore (known as haematite, or iron oxide) at a depth of from 90 to 100 yards, working by candle-light, and that they received about 2s. 6d. per ton as the product of their labour.
We now come to large masses of haematite, which is often ferruginous: there is conglomerate too, many quartz pebbles being intermixed.
Small discs of jade, obsidian or haematite were then cemented into the holes: the plant adhesive was so powerful that many burials found by archaeologists today still have the inlays firmly in place.
Great masses of iron haematite cropped up above the surfaces in these forests.
Yellow haematite, which bears not the smallest resemblance either in colour or weight to the metal, is employed near Kolobeng for the production of iron.
“Box No. 27,” Iron from Mugnah, proved to be haematite (which is magnetic), with some red-brown oxide of iron and quartz.
The ores in question have various local names: brown haematite (xanthosiderite), limonite, pea ore, conglomerate ore, minette (iron ooliths), sea ore, bog ore, stilpnosiderite, yellow clay ironstone, yellow ochre.
A finely granulated admixture of corundum (oxide of aluminium) and either magnetite or haematite