Definition of Magnetite. Meaning of Magnetite. Synonyms of Magnetite

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Definition of Magnetite

Magnetite
Magnetite Mag"net*ite, n. (Min.) An oxide of iron (Fe3O4) occurring in isometric crystals, also massive, of a black color and metallic luster. It is readily attracted by a magnet and sometimes possesses polarity, being then called loadstone. It is an important iron ore. Called also magnetic iron.

Meaning of Magnetite from wikipedia

- Magnetite is a mineral and one of the main iron ores, with the chemical formula Fe3O4. It is one of the oxides of iron, and is ferrimagnetic; it is attracted...
- or deep purple to rusty red. The iron is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe 3O 4, 72.4% Fe), hematite (Fe 2O 3, 69.9% Fe), goethite (FeO(OH),...
- chemical compound with formula Fe3O4. It occurs in nature as the mineral magnetite. It is one of a number of iron oxides, the others being iron(II) oxide...
- A lodestone is a naturally magnetized piece of the mineral magnetite. They are naturally occurring magnets, which can attract iron. The property of magnetism...
- (tin-tungsten), typified by the Tombstone, Arizona deposits Hydromagmatic magnetite iron ore deposits and skarns Skarn ore deposits of copper, lead, zinc...
- common present as magnetite, iron silicates, and iron-bearing carbonates, and locally martite (hematite) formed by oxidation of magnetite. Horizons containing...
- is typically dark grey or blackish in colour. It is composed mainly of magnetite, Fe3O4, and also contains small amounts of titanium, silica, manganese...
- rimmed with leucoxene, which allows ilmenite to be distinguished from magnetite and other iron-titanium oxides. The example shown in the image at right...
- Magnetite Bluff (83°22′S 51°15′W / 83.367°S 51.250°W / -83.367; -51.250Coordinates: 83°22′S 51°15′W / 83.367°S 51.250°W / -83.367; -51.250) is a...
- obtained by reduction of high-purity magnetite (Fe3O4). The pulverized iron metal is burnt (oxidized) to give magnetite or wüstite (FeO, ferrous oxide) of...