Siderite meaning

sĭd'ə-rīt'
An ore of iron, FeCO3 .
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A meteorite consisting mainly of iron and nickel.
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A yellowish to brownish, semihard mineral, iron carbonate, FeCO3, that is a valuable ore of iron.
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A meteorite consisting chiefly of iron.
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(uncountable, mineralogy) A widespread brown mineral, FeCO3, having the structure of calcite.
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(countable) An iron meteorite.
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An indigo-blue variety of quartz.
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Origin of siderite

  • Latin sideritis (“lodestone”), from Ancient Greek [script?], of iron, from iron.
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