from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, containing, or composed of siderite.


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  • It turned out that, while the specimen was quite obviously a sauropod cervical vertebra, it had been discovered encased within a hard sideritic matrix, and literally years of careful preparation had been required to prep it out.

    ‘Angloposeidon’, the unreported story, part I

  • The specimen is preserved in a large, well-cemented sideritic concretion and is consequently only partly crushed.

    ‘Angloposeidon’, the unreported story, part IV

  • Circling Alpha Centauri A near the middle of those asteroids called the Serpent Swarm, it was originally a chondritic body with a sideritic component giving it more structural strength than is usual for that kind.

    Inconstant Star

  • The black rims typically range from 5 to 10 microns in thickness and are composed primarily of nanophase magnetite embedded in a matrix of Mg-bearing sideritic carbonate while the white bands, typically 10 to Articles


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