- a variant spelling of hematite
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Examples from the Web for haematite
Haematite has been mined on the south flank of Slieve Gallion.
They are often impure, and their iron may be present as haematite or as chalybite.
Enormous deposits of haematite iron and asbestos are known to exist, but so far have not been worked.Germany's Vanishing Colonies
Gordon Le Sueur
Haematite is sometimes magnetic, and A. Liversidge has shown that magnetite is probably present.
The deposits are superficial, resulting from the opening out of veins at the surface, and consist chiefly of haematite.
Word Origin and History for haematite
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