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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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Ronaghan makes a case for Strawstack Hill as the original location of the Iron Stone, based on description in missionary John McDougall's book, In the Days of the Red River Rebellion, 1868-1872 (published in 1911).
Iron stone is a hard white China first made in 1800 and successfully made by Masons and others almost to the present daty.
The next mention of the Iron Stone was made in 1860 when the Rev.
Or, for the traditional cook, go back in time with tried and tested old fashioned methods - weighing out ingredients with a vintage mechanical scales, beating the mix by hand with a bowl and spoon and baking on a cast iron stone for the perfect scones and biscuits.
CLEVELAND RETIRED MEN'S ASSOCIATION: Alan Richardson, a born and bred miner, having spent 11 years in Iron Stone mining, and 25 years with Cleveland Potash brought an enthusiastic presentation to the meeting.
, WaterlooThis appears to be an Iron stone bowl dating form the 1850s.
During that time there have been many transitions from iron stone mining to steelmaking to shipbuilding to processing and chemicals and now Tees Valley is changing again to meet the demands of the modern commercial world.
It was interesting to learn about the heritage of the iron stone mines.
Our first Francis William left Norfolk, bringing his family to Guisborough to get work in the iron stone mines nearby.
The now demolished mansion at Llysnewydd, Llangeler, had a laundry containing a mangle, an iron stone, four deal tables, four clothes baskets, a large trunk, four clothes horses, one box and four iron stands.
Also included were East Cleveland iron stone mines.
At the time there was considerable iron stone mining under the hill and this was blamed for the collapse by the media.