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

Derived forms: hematites

Type of: iron ore

Part of: emery

Encyclopedia: Hematite, Virginia