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Origin of ferruginous
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A concretion of rounded quartz pebbles, cemented by ferruginous matter, apparently of recent formation.
Ferruginous masses, probably consisting of brown hematite, come also from this island.
He taught him how to clean letterpress and engravings from ferruginous, fungous, and other kinds of spots.There and Back|George MacDonald
The boulders were all weathered a bright red and were much pitted where ferruginous minerals were leached out.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
From nose to tail it measures about eighteen inches, and its general colour is a pale ferruginous brown, mixed with gray.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin