Title

Hematite

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rockminx_3-2-3

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Abstract

Fe2O3 – Mohs Hardness: 5 – 6½. Hematite is the world’s most important ore of iron, the main ingredient in steel. Pure iron being quite soft is most commonly combined with alloying elements to make steel, carbon being the most important. Major producers of hematite include China, Australia, Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, and the United States. US production occurs in Michigan and Minnesota.

Document Type

Photograph

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UT Department of Environmental Sciences

Geographical Area

Minnesota

Institution

The University of Toledo

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Digital Initiatives, University of Toledo Libraries

LC Subject

environmental sciences; virtual exhibitions

Keywords

virtual exhibition; science;

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