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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 of high-quality iron-oxide yellow and black pigments each year.
In a series of experiments, the team showed that iron-oxide nanoparticles ferrying the chemical tumstatin penetrated the blood vessels that sustain the tumor with oxygen and nutrients.
In this case, the GPS comes from the iron-oxide nanoparticle, which homes in on a Her-2 breast-cancer cell like a guided missile.
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.
These geophysical anomalies are coincident with extensive areas of outcropped and exposed IOCG associated hydrothermal alterations, as well as zones of poly-metallic mineralization that includes iron-oxide, copper, gold, silver, uranium, cobalt and bismuth.
These uranium projects are 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.
The Company 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 includes Olympic Dam, Ernest Henry and Candelaria.