bog ore


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bog ore

[′bäg ‚ȯr]
(mineralogy)
A poorly stratified accumulation of earthy metallic mineral substances, consisting mainly of oxides, that are formed in bogs, marshes, swamps, and other low-lying moist places. Also known as bog-mine ore.
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