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n. - The principal form of iron ore.

Usage examples (36)
  • France, called at the present day hematite, which is red in colour and is much employed for burnishing gold.
  • A soft, reddish mineral called hematite was mixed with the fat of an animal, such as a deer, to make a paintlike paste, Burge said.
  • Usually when an archaeologist reports "hematite," he is referring to the non-earthy forms.
  • One is this reddish rock that I've got, which is a hematite. for more
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