Origin of hematite
Examples from the Web for hematite
The or-moulu colouring is a mixture of hematite, alum, and sea salt.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
There is also a small amount of hematite, pyroxene and sericite.The Long Labrador Trail|Dillon Wallace
Of the English ores, the common Lancashire hematite produces the best iron.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
A vein of hematite of a peculiarly fine character was discovered in 1866 at Garleton Hill, and wrought for some years.
A mixture of the hematite and magnetic gives a metal superior, in every respect, to any that England can produce.The Seat of Empire|Charles Carleton Coffin
British Dictionary definitions for hematite
haematite (ˈhɛmətaɪt, ˈhiːm-)
Word Origin for hematite
Word Origin and History for hematite
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.).