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sid•er•ite



Pronunciation: (sid'u-rīt"), [key]
n.
1. Also called chalybite. a common mineral, iron carbonate, FeCO3, usually occurring in yellowish to deep-brown cleavable masses: a minor ore of iron.
2. a meteorite consisting almost entirely of metallic minerals.

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