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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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In 2015, when Friskars took over Wedgwood Group, the production of Johnson Brothers ironstone was discontinued.
Ironstone Lodi Old Zinfandel There's an alluring mix of licorice, cherry and pepper on the nose and the luscious rounded fruit is a delight on the palate with notes of baked plums and blackcurrant - delicious!
The diversity of ironstone morphologies and compositions has cause difficulty with its definitions and classifications (Bourman and Ollier 2002).
Each lasts around an hour.Tickets ([pounds sterling]5.50) are available from the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum during opening hours 01287 642877 or email visits@ironstonemuseum.co.uk.
Tickets (PS5.50) are available from the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum during opening hours 01287 642877 or email visits@ironstonemuseum.co.uk.
Ironstone has diamond cored 230 holes in several drilling programs, and has brought the deposit into NI 43-101 compliance.
Other remains include early patch workings and scourings, ironstone, settlement sites and elements of the Dowlais Free Drainage System, an arrangement of leats and reservoirs which channelled water to power the ironworks.
Global Banking News-October 12, 2011--First Citizens Bank converts IronStone Bank division(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
said Friday it returned to the black in the April to December period but cut its full-year earnings outlook due to heavier material costs stemming from floods in Australia, a major supplier of ironstone.
Raleigh-based First Citizens BancShares (NASDAQ: FCNCA) has said that its two banking subsidiaries, First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company and IronStone Bank, have effectively completed their merger on January 7, 2011.