iron

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hemochromatosis resulting from repeated transfusions or from excessive intake of foods containing iron acquired hemochromatosis
green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate actinolite
iron out agree , compromise , negotiate , reconcile , resolve , settle , simplify , smooth over
cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment alloy cast iron , alloy iron
deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate almandine , almandite
trade name for an alloy used to make high-energy permanent magnets; contains aluminum and iron and nickel plus cobalt or copper or titanium Alnico
magnetic allotrope of iron; stable below 906 degrees centigrade alpha iron
alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams amalgam , dental amalgam
group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum amphibole group
garnet consisting of calcium iron silicate and having any color ranging from yellow and green to brown and black; used as gemstone andradite
dark brown mineral of the amphibole group; magnesium iron silicate anthophyllite
heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering anvil
magnet, soft iron bar linking poles of horseshoe armature , keeper
hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals atomic number 25 , manganese , Mn
bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs as zinc sulphide in zinc blende atomic number 30 , zinc , Zn
soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores atomic number 81 , thallium , Tl
dark-green to black glassy mineral of the pyroxene group containing large amounts of aluminum and iron and magnesium augite
solid solution of ferric carbide or carbon in iron; cools to form pearlite or martensite austenite
iron bar that serves as an axletree axle bar
heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain ball and chain
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