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siderite

noun sid·er·ite \ ˈsi-də-ˌrīt \

Definition of siderite

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

Origin and Etymology of siderite

German Siderit, from Greek sidēros iron


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siderite

noun

Definition of siderite

: a nickel-iron meteorite

First Known Use of siderite

1866


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