fossil ore


Definition of fossil ore

: a fossiliferous ore in which the fossil fragments have turned into some compound of iron

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First Known Use of fossil ore

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Fossil ore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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