Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Limonite

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6921

\lī-mә-nīt\ n [Gr Limonit, fr. Gk leimōn wet meadow; akin to Gk limnē pool] (1823) A native hydrous ferric oxide of variable composition that is a major ore of iron. See  Iron Oxides.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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