haematite

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haematite (ˈhiːməˌtaɪt, ˈhɛm-)
 
n
a variant spelling of hematite
 
haematitic
 
adj

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World English Dictionary
hematite or haematite (ˈhɛmətaɪt, ˈhiːm-)
 
n
Also called: iron glance a red, grey, or black mineral, found as massive beds and in veins and igneous rocks. It is the chief source of iron. Composition: iron (ferric) oxide. Formula: Fe2O3. Crystal structure: hexagonal (rhombohedral)
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek haimatitēs resembling blood, from haima blood]
 
haematite or haematite
 
n
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek haimatitēs resembling blood, from haima blood]
 
hematitic or haematite
 
adj
 
haematitic or haematite
 
adj

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