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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 he·ma·tite /ˈhiməˌtaɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hem·a·tite n.  Min. An important ore of iron, the sesquioxide, so called because of the red color of the powder. It occurs in splendent rhombohedral crystals, and in massive and earthy forms; -- the last called red ocher. Called also specular iron, oligist iron, rhombohedral iron ore, and bloodstone. See Brown hematite, under Brown.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in
          crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form [syn: haematite]