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siderite

1siderite

noun sid·er·ite \ˈsi-də-ˌrīt\

Definition of SIDERITE

:  a native ferrous carbonate FeCO3 that is a valuable iron ore

Origin of SIDERITE

German Siderit, from Greek sidēros iron
First Known Use: 1850

2siderite

noun

Definition of SIDERITE

:  a nickel-iron meteorite

First Known Use of SIDERITE

1875

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