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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A meteorite consisting principally of nickel and iron; Iron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate.

Usage examples (31)
  • This compound occurs in nature as siderite, and is a valuable ore.
  • Any automaton was sure to register her as a siderite, and ignore her.
  • The article also includes the first ever figure of the specimen, showing it in its unprepared, siderite-encased case (a scan of that figure is included here).
  • English ores also contain considerable iron carbonate or siderite. for more
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