iron gray

noun
a medium shade of gray, like that of freshly broken iron.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English iren grei, Old English īsengrǣg

iron-gray, adjective
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The elemental forms of rare earths are iron gray to silvery lustrous metals and are typically soft, malleable, and ductile.
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