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ironstone

1. any rock consisting mainly of an iron-bearing ore
2. a tough durable earthenware

ironstone

[′ī·ərn‚stōn]
(petrology)
An iron-rich sedimentary rock, either deposited directly as a ferruginous sediment or resulting from chemical replacement.
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IronStone Bank works to build longstanding relationships with individual customers, small to mid-sized businesses, professionals and the medical community.
Holding noted that the consistent use of the IronStone Bank name eliminates geographic limitations as the company continues to expand.
IronStone Bank is dedicated to building longstanding relationships with individual customers, small to mid-sized businesses, professionals and the medical community.
The eighth candle was dedicated to the many other ironstone mines in the area.
was recognized for outstanding culinary achievement in "Best Food and Wine Pairing" during the competition by Ironstone Vineyards & Winery.
under the name of IronStone Bank, a division of BancShares' subsidiary Atlantic States Bank, NCR's ImageMark(TM) Distributed Capture and extended Branch Back-Office solution is bridging the gap between east and west.
It was also self-contained, said Stan, with many of its residents working at the local ironstone mines, which closed in 1958, and later the steelworks.
Gold deposits in the area are associated with sulfide replacement of carbonate facies banded ironstone formation (BIF) within a sequence of chloritic and carbonaceous schists.
Some 120 people from North Skelton and the surrounding area packed out the Bulls Head pub in North Skelton to honour the 50th anniversary of the closure of the North Skelton Ironstone Mine - the last ironstone mine in Cleveland.
still maintains offices at Burnhill Business Centre, Ironstone House, Burrell Row, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1AT and can be reached at 020-8249-6305.
THE 50th anniversary of an ironstone mine closure was commemorated in a local pub.