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siderite

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noun sid·er·ite \ˈsi-də-ˌrīt\

Definition of siderite

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

Origin and Etymology of siderite

German Siderit, from Greek sidēros iron


First Known Use: 1850


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siderite

noun sid·er·ite

Definition of siderite

  1. :  a nickel-iron meteorite

1875

First Known Use of siderite

1875


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