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hematite

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noun he·ma·tite \ˈhē-mə-ˌtīt\

Definition of hematite

  1. :  a reddish-brown to black mineral consisting of ferric oxide, constituting an important iron ore, and occurring in crystals or as earthy red ocher

hematitic

play \ˌhē-mə-ˈti-tik\ adjective


1540

First Known Use of hematite

1540


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