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Noun: haematite  'hee-mu,tIt or 'he-mu,tIt
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: hematite)
  1. The principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
    - hematite [N. Amer]

Derived forms: haematites

Type of: iron ore

Part of: emery

Encyclopedia: Haematite