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maghemite

[ mag-hem-ahyt, mag-uh-mahyt ]
/ mægˈhɛm aɪt, ˈmæg əˌmaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
a strongly magnetic dimorph of hematite.
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Origin of maghemite

1925–30; blend of magnetite and hematite

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