Near the right hand were two hematite celts, and on the shoulder were three large and thick plates of mica.
It is a very valuable ore, but is less abundant than hematite.
Their principal iron mineral is hematite, although the English ores also contain considerable iron carbonate or siderite.
The or-moulu colouring is a mixture of hematite, alum, and sea salt.
Deposits of iron ore accumulated in the several ways referred to above may be metamorphosed and changed to hematite and magnetite.
General Lomet uses a similar mixture to work up the softest varieties of hematite, with which he thus forms superior red crayon.
Outstanding was an unusual bird pendant of hematite with crystal eyes set into drilled sockets with piñon gum.
Of the English ores, the common Lancashire hematite produces the best iron.
There is also a small amount of hematite, pyroxene and sericite.
Why, we named you hematite because they struck the big find of ore in the mine that same morning.
1540s, haematites, from Middle French hematite (16c.), from Latin haematites, from Greek haimatites lithos "bloodlike stone," from haima (genitive haimatos) "blood" (see -emia). Earlier as emachite (late 14c.).
A reddish-brown to silver-gray metallic mineral. Hematite occurs as rhombohedral crystals, as reniform (kidney-shaped) crystals, or as fibrous aggregates in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It is the most abundant ore of iron, and it is usually slightly magnetic. Chemical formula: Fe2O3.