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iron oxide

[′ī·ərn ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Any of the hydrated, synthetic, or natural oxides of iron: ferrous oxide, ferric oxide, ferriferous oxide.

iron oxide

A principal ingredient in a family of inorganic pigments, ranging from yellow through red and from purple to black; used extensively in paints.

iron oxide

The material used to coat the surfaces of magnetic tapes and lower-capacity disks.
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yr, the Lanxess Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit is one of the world%s leading manufacturers of inorganic iron-oxide and chromium oxide pigments.
The tests by the Brown researchers took it to another level by confirming, in a 3-D, living environment, the iron-oxide nanoparticles' ability to reach blood vessels surrounding a glioma as well as tumstatin's ability to penetrate endothelial cells.
Olympic Dam magmatic hydrothermal iron-oxide copper, gold style of deposits are attractive targets for exploration and development due to their poly-metallic nature and enormous size and grade potential.
The Company also has a right to earn an interest in six significant uranium projects in Yukon Territory, including four in the Wernecke Mountain area of northeastern Yukon and hosted in Proterozoic age iron-oxide rich breccia bodies that share numerous textural and mineralogical similarities to the IOCG deposit (Iron-Oxide- Copper-Gold) model, which include Olympic Dam, Ernest Henry and Candelaria.
Cardero has carved a niche as one of the largest landholders with potential for Iron-Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG) discoveries in the Americas as well as a balanced multi-commodity portfolio of high-quality precious and base metal (gold, silver and copper) prospects.
Prospects within Liviovaara and Sahavaara permits are host to known replacement-type massive iron-oxide and magnetite-breccia occurrences that contain copper and gold mineralization.
The Bear Project has the potential for discovery of a significant Iron-Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG) deposit.