A mineral deposit from which iron can be viably extracted.(noun)
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Use "iron ore" in a sentence
"The Turrialba Mining Company,1 a subsidiary of the Lincoln Mining and Manufacturing Company of New York City, was a large producer of iron ore and other minerals."
"Steel magnate Navin Jindal is on a week-long visit to Bolivia to give a push to his plans of investing $ 2.1 billion in the next few years in mining and setting up an integrated 1.7 MTPA steel plant, a 6 MTPA sponge iron plant, a 10 MTPA iron ore pellet plant and a 450 mw power plant in the South American nation."
"Most of the boats were not the romantic, curved whalers depicted in paintings but sturdy, flat-bottomed, shallow-draft scows formerly used to carry iron ore down the river to Philadelphia."