Bog iron ore

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  1. Loose, porous form of limonite occurring in wet ground, often mixed with vegetable matter, Fe2 O3 .nH2 O . Pryor, 3
  2. A deposit of hydrated iron oxides found in swamps and peat mosses. See also: iron ore; lake ore. CF: limnite; limonite. Syn: marsh ore; meadow ore. Schieferdecker

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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