Definition of Siderite. Meaning of Siderite. Synonyms of Siderite

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Definition of Siderite

Siderite
Siderite Sid"er*ite, n. [L. sideritis loadstone, Gr. ????, ????, of iron, from ???? iron.] 1. (Min.) (a) 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. (b) A meteorite consisting solely of metallic iron. (c) An indigo-blue variety of quartz. (d) Formerly, magnetic iron ore, or loadstone. 2. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Sideritis; ironwort.

Meaning of Siderite from wikipedia

- Siderite is a mineral composed of iron(II) carbonate (FeCO3). It takes its name from the Gr**** word σίδηρος sideros, "iron". It is a valuable iron mineral...
- fragments and fossils can be replaced by other minerals (e.g., calcite, siderite, pyrite, marcasite...) during diagenesis. Porosity usually decreases during...
- either of oxides, i.e. limonite, hematite, and magnetite; carbonates, i.e. siderite; silicates, i.e. chamosite; or some combination of these minerals. Freshly...
- crystallographic and physical characters resemble those of dolomite and siderite. The angle between the perfect rhombohedral cleavages is 73° 48', the hardness...
- chemical compound with formula FeCO 3, that occurs naturally as the mineral siderite. At ordinary ambient temperatures, it is a green-brown ionic solid consisting...
- Taconite Sedimentary iron formation rock Composition Primary Magnetite, hematite and chert Secondary Siderite, greenalite, minnesotaite and stilpnomelane...
- Fe), goethite (FeO(OH), 62.9% Fe), limonite (FeO(OH)·n(H2O), 55% Fe) or siderite (FeCO3, 48.2% Fe). Ores containing very high quantities of hematite or...
- Rhodochrosite forms a complete solid solution series with iron carbonate (siderite). Calcium (as well as magnesium and zinc, to a limited extent) frequently...
- oxide group consisting of hematite, goethite, and magnetite. The carbonate siderite is also typically mined. A productive belt of iron formations is known...
- polyhalite Brine precipitate: Fe-montmorillonite, goethite, hematite, siderite, rhodochrosite, pyrite, sphalerite, anhydrite. The Red Sea is a rich and...