Definition of Limonite. Meaning of Limonite. Synonyms of Limonite

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Definition of Limonite

Limonite
Limonite Li"mon*ite (l[imac]"m[o^]n*[imac]t), n. [Gr. leimw`n any moist grassy place, a meadow : cf. F. limonite, G. limonit.] (Min.) Hydrous sesquioxide of iron, an important ore of iron, occurring in stalactitic, mammillary, or earthy forms, of a dark brown color, and yellowish brown powder. It includes bog iron. Also called brown hematite.

Meaning of Limonite from wikipedia

- Limonite (/ˈlaɪmənaɪt/) is an iron ore consisting of a mixture of hydrated iron(III) oxide-hydroxides in varying composition. The generic formula is frequently...
- curve of a limonite vug Example of open space in a vug allowing the formation of crystallized minerals Apple green pyromorphite cluster on limonite matrix...
- surface it oxidises to insoluble compounds such as goethite FeO(OH) and limonite, forming a porous covering to the oxidized zone known as gossan or iron...
- yellow ochre and umber, sienna is a clay containing iron oxide, called limonite, which in its natural state has a yellowish colour. In addition to iron...
- pectolite) Lechatelierite (fused quartz gl****) Lignite (a type of coal) Limonite (a mineraloid) Lodestone (a synonym of magnetite) Lublinite (variety of...
- readily oxidizes to limonite. When it is partially or fully oxidized to limonite, the green color becomes a yellow-ish brown. Limonite is opaque under the...
- kinds of lateritic nickel ore have to be distinguished: limonite types and silicate types.Limonite type laterites (or oxide type) are highly enriched in...
- oxide-hydroxide, known as limonite, which gives them a yellow colour. Yellow ochre, FeO(OH)·nH 2O, is a hydrated iron hydroxide (limonite) also called gold ochre...
- is frequently seen in relatively soft, loosely bound minerals, such as limonite, kaolinite and aluminite. Hackly fracture (also known as jagged fracture)...
- weathering of grey serpentinite to greyish-brown nickel-containing laterite with a high iron percentage (nickel limonite), near Mayagüez, Puerto Rico....
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