Origin of limonite
Examples from the Web for limonite
Brown hematite, or limonite, has a chestnut brown color and contains very nearly sixty per cent.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
On weathering, magnetite commonly passes into limonite, the ferrous oxide having probably been removed by carbonated waters.
The green sand when weathered is brown or rusty coloured, the glauconite being oxidized to limonite.
When hematite rusts, the brownish-yellow or yellow iron oxide, limonite, results.
Bauxite is a limonite iron ore in which a part of the iron has been replaced by aluminum.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble