Variant of siderite
- a yellowish to brownish, semihard mineral, iron carbonate, FeCO, that is a valuable ore of iron
- Obsolete a meteorite consisting chiefly of iron
Origin: Ger siderit from Classical Latin siderites, lodestone from Glassical Greek sideritēs from sidēros, iron: Early Modern English siderite, lodestone from Classical Latin
- sideritic adjective
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