A rock or mineral from which iron can be profitably extracted.
More example sentences
- There are deposits of gold, oil, limestone, phosphates, iron ore, kaolin, and silica sand.
- There are large reserves of coal, iron ore, and other minerals, including off-shore oil fields.
- The underground pursuit of iron ore here did not require timbering because the rock was so hard and dense.
Definition of iron ore in:
- The US English dictionary