Definition of Siderite

1. Noun. Iron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate.

Exact synonyms: Chalybite
Generic synonyms: Iron Ore



2. Noun. A meteorite consisting principally of nickel and iron.
Generic synonyms: Meteorite

Definition of Siderite

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.

Definition of Siderite

1. Noun. , (minerology) a widespread brown mineral, FeCO3, having the structure of calcite ¹

2. Noun. an iron meteorite ¹

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Definition of Siderite

1. a mineral [n -S]

Medical Definition of Siderite

1. 1. 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 colour. Called also sparry iron, spathic iron. A meteorite consisting solely of metallic iron. An indigo-blue variety of quartz. Formerly, magnetic iron ore, or loadstone. 2. Any plant of the genus Sideritis; ironwort. Origin: L. Sideritis loadstone, Gr, of iron, from iron. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siderite

sideramine
siderate
siderated
siderates
sideration
siderazot
siderazote
sidereal
sidereal day
sidereal hour
sidereal month
sidereal time
sidereal year
sidereal years
sidereous
siderite (current term)
siderites
sideritic
sidero-
sideroad
sideroads
sideroblast
sideroblastic anaemia
sideroblastic anemia
sideroblastosis
sideroblasts
siderocalin
siderochrestic anaemia
siderochrestic anemia
siderocyte

Literary usage of Siderite

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"At other times siderite is found in a curious box-work honeycomb structure ... Sphalerite and galena are also found more abundantly with the siderite than ..."

2. A Treatise on Metamorphism by Charles Richard Van Hise (1904)
"The chief source of siderite is believed to be the reduction, dehydration, ... A subordinate amount of siderite is also derived from magnetite. ..."

3. Electro-magnetic Ore Separation by Charles Godfrey Gunther (1909)
"VII THE SEPARATION OF siderite FROM BLENDE THE specific gravities of blende (3.9 to 4.2) and siderite (3.7 to 3.9) are almost identical, and they may not be ..."

4. Electro-magnetic Ore Separation by Charles Godfrey Gunther (1909)
"VII THE SEPARATION OF siderite FROM BLENDE THE specific gravities of blende (3.9 to 4.2) and siderite (3.7 to 3.9) are almost identical, and they may not be ..."

5. Petralogy. A Treatise on Rocks by John Pinkerton (1811)
"siderite, FELSPAR, GRAPHITE. A little chain of rocks, amidst the eternal snows of Mont Blanc, consists of laminar black or green siderite, felspar, ..."

6. The Oil Fields of Crawford and Lawrence Counties by Raymond Silliman Blatchley (1913)
"Some siderite and Dark gray shale, with imprints of vegetation, and some siderite... 455 some carbonaceous b-hale> Gray sandstone and white limestone, ..."

7. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1919)
"Tetrahedrite-Galena-siderite Veins (Wood River Type).— The association of siderite gangue with galena and zinc blende and ..."

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