"siderite" Definition


  1. n. Carbonate of iron, an important ore of iron occuring generally in cleavable masses, but also in rhombohedral crystals. It is of a light yellowish brown color. Called also sparry iron, spathic iron.
  2. n. A meteorite consisting solely of metallic iron.
  3. n. An indigo-blue variety of quartz.
  4. n. Formerly, magnetic iron ore, or loadstone.
  5. n. Any plant of the genus Sideritis; ironwort.

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Position in dictionary: 90547 of 111710 words.
Word Types: n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with siderite: 1
Words that end with siderite: 7
Words that contain siderite: 7
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Definition of siderite

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