Recent Examples of taconite from the Web
Then again, the mine that Forsman works in is a taconite mine, not the type of copper-nickel mine that environmentalists decry as a threat to this watershed.
Essar’s Nashwauk facility was supposed to be employing 350 people by 2014, producing some 7 million tons of taconite iron ore pellets each year.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'taconite.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of taconite
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up taconite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).