Definition of Ferriferous

1. a. Producing or yielding iron.



Definition of Ferriferous

1. Adjective. Containing iron (as in ferriferous rock). ¹

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Definition of Ferriferous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferriferous

ferrichrome reductase
ferrichrome synthetase
ferricyanat
ferricyanate
ferricyanates
ferricyanic
ferricyanic acid
ferricyanide
ferricyanide reductase
ferricyanides
ferricytochrome
ferried
ferrienterochelin
ferrier
ferries
ferriferous (current term)
ferrihaemoglobin
ferriheme
ferriheme chloride
ferrihemoglobin
ferrihemoprotein
ferrihydrite
ferrihydrites
ferril
ferrilotharmeyerite
ferrimagnet
ferrimagnetic
ferrimagnetism
ferrimagnetisms
ferrimagnets

Literary usage of Ferriferous

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1. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1905)
"The limestone ore and the horizon of the ferriferous limestone of the Hanging Rock region appears to be represented in the Three-mile Creek region by a band ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"9. Report on the Erratic Blocks of the British Isles. See Reports, p. 343. 10. A ferriferous Horizon in the Huronian, North of Lake Superior. ..."

3. Clays: Their Occurrence, Properties, and Uses, with Especial Reference to by Heinrich Ries (1908)
"Putnam Hill limestone — Putnam Hill limestone shale 11 White clay 4-5 Dark clay 2 Fire-clay 2 Sandstone and sandy shale 5 Brown clay 14 ferriferous or ..."

4. Bulletin by Ohio Division of Geological Survey, Ohio State Geologist (1916)
"Another use, the importance of which can scarcely be estimated, is that of the ferriferous limestone for road building. Owing to the wide distribution of ..."

5. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1842)
"ferriferous Slate and ferriferous Sandrock of Eaton. (PART OR THE WHOLE OF No. 5, PENNSYLVANIA SERIES.) 11. No. 1 of the wood-cut. ..."

6. The Limestone Resources and the Lime Industry in Ohio by Edward Orton, Samuel Vernon Peppel (1906)
"The ferriferous limestone was named, not because it is itself more than usually ... In stratigraphical position, the ferriferous limestone belongs a short ..."

7. Coal and Iron in Southern Ohio: The Mineral Resources of the Hocking Valley by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1881)
"The Gray limestone, the first and lowest mentioned in our section, is often called the ferriferous limestone, since, notwithstanding most of the other ..."

8. Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse: Fiscal Year 1904-05 by Samuel Stinson Gannett (1905)
"This is universally known throughout western Pennsylvania as the ferriferous limestone, because it bears on its upper surface the ..."

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