ferriferous


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ferriferous

[fə′rif·ə·rəs]
(geology)
Of a sedimentary rock, iron-rich.
(mineralogy)
Of a mineral, iron-bearing.
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Most of the MS peak associated with the Kandle Formation is due to high content of ferriferous (goethite) ooids and Fe-Ti encrustations.
LITHOLOGIC CHARACTERIZATION AND UPDATING OF SAMPLES WITH HIGH PHOSPHORUS CONTENT FROM GEOEXPLORATION DRILL HOLES IN THE SAN ISIDRO FERRIFEROUS QUADRILATERAL AND THE ALTAMIRA MINE, LOCATED IN RAUL LEONI MUNICIPALITY, BOLIVAR STATE.