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noun, Chemistry.
noun, Chemistry.
a dark-red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, Fe 2 O 3 , occurring naturally, as hematite and rust, or synthesized: used chiefly as a pigment, as a mordant, as a coating for magnetic recording tape, and in the manufacture of polishing compounds.
a red crystalline insoluble oxide of iron that occurs as haematite and rust and is made by heating ferrous sulphate: used as a pigment and metal polish (jeweller’s rouge), and as a sensitive coating on magnetic tape. Formula: Fe2O3 Systematic name iron (III) oxide
ferric oxide
A reddish-brown to silver or black compound which occurs naturally as the mineral hematite and as rust. It is often used as a pigment and a metal polish. Chemical formula: Fe2O3.
iron oxide
Any of various oxides of iron, such as ferric oxide or ferrous oxide.


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