ferrosoferric oxide

noun fer·ro·so·ferric oxide \ fə|¦rōsə , fe|+...- \

Definition of ferrosoferric oxide

:a black magnetic iron oxide Fe3O4 found in nature as magnetite, also obtained synthetically (as from iron by heating in steam or from a ferrous salt and an alkali by precipitation and oxidation), and used chiefly as a pigment and polishing material called also iron(II,III) oxide

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Origin and Etymology of ferrosoferric oxide

International Scientific Vocabulary ferroso- + ferric


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