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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ore from which iron can be extracted


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