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maghemite

[mag-hem-ahyt, mag-uh-mahyt] /mægˈhɛm aɪt, ˈmæg əˌmaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a strongly magnetic dimorph of hematite.
Origin of maghemite
1925-1930
1925-30; blend of magnetite and hematite
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  • Notably absent was maghemite, which was abundant on the cyclic corrosion test coupons.

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