haematite haematite

Definition(s):

  • (n) the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form

Quotes

  • "We know that haematite usually is formed by the action of liquid water but there a lot of different ways of doing that," said Dr Steve Squyres, Mars Exploration Rover principal investigator at Cornell University in New York.
    on Dec 2, 2003 By: Steve Squyres Source: ABC Science Online

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