iron ore definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral deposit from which metal can be viably extracted.
    • an ore from where metal may be removed
  • adjective:
    • any native chemical of metal from where the metal can be profitably removed. The main ores are magnetite, hematite, siderite, limonite, Göthite, turgite, and also the bog and clay iron ores.

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