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Mineral: Hematite


The mineral form of iron(III) oxide. Used for the manufacture of steel but also available on finely ground form.

Out Bound Links

  • (URLs) Hematite at Wikipedia


  • (Minerals - Related) Illmenite

    Ilmenite is a black colored heavy ore of iron and titanium. It is closely related to rutile. Material of up to 15% iron and other contaminants (and therefore 85% titanium) is called rutile whereas mat...

  • (URLs) Hematite mineralogy


In Bound Links

  • (Materials - Parent mineral) Iron Oxide Red - Fe2O3 - Synthetic Hematite

    Ferric Oxide, Red Iron Oxide, RIO, Iron(III) oxide, Fe2O3, Hematite

  • (Minerals - Related) Limonite

    An ore of iron. Approximately 90% Fe2O3, 10% H2O.

  • (Materials - Mineral equivalent) Hematite - High iron mineral

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