Origin of limonite
OTHER WORDS FROM limoniteli·mo·nit·ic [lahy-muh-nit-ik], /ˌlaɪ məˈnɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Magnetite or magnetic iron ore, specular iron, and limonite are also oxides of iron.Geology|James Geikie
The streak of limonite is yellow, thus distinguishing it from hematite.
The powder and streak of limonite are always yellow; it is an important ore.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble
In nature it is frequently altered to limonite with the separation of native sulphur.
Both ferrous carbonate and limonite, however, occur in irregular surface deposits.North America|Israel C. Russell