ore

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  • The local area has been worked for iron ore since Roman times.
  • One man could pull out ore equal to what three men produced elsewhere.
  • Western Australia is the second-largest iron ore producer in the world.
  • The town was given the name Ore City and a post office was established soon after.
  • Initially the main product was silver ore, then later copper, and finally lead.
  • But the community moved after ore was discovered farther west, and it changed its name as well.
  • Its rich deposits of iron ore led to its becoming a major source of iron.
  • They made do with low grade ore that still lay on the tip.
  • However, the concentration of gold in its ore is in general very low.
  • The community was founded due to discovery of ore in the area.
  • In its bright yellow form it sometimes called lemon rock or yellow iron ore.
  • As the demand for iron ore increased, the need for travel increased.
  • The iron ore and much of the stone and coal are used in the steel industry.
  • In its brown form it is sometimes called brown hematite or brown iron ore.
  • The iron ore industry was good in the early 20th century.
  • The river was named for the copper ores which could be found along the lower river.
  • After the 1970s, ore production declined rapidly as did the city's population.
  • Its main modern use is as an iron ore, being referred to as brown iron ore.
  • The district was located in the western part of the Ore Mountains.
  • For these reasons, iron ore production is concentrated in the hands of a few major players.
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Meaning of ore

  • noun A mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined
  • noun A monetary subunit in denmark and norway and sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona