noun. ['ˈmægnəˌtaɪt'] an oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets.
- iron ore
- magnetic iron-ore
Rhymes with Magnetite
Sentences with magnetite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Another reason why magnetite is mistaken for meteorites is due to its magnetism.
A magnetite’s magnetism is considered weak, but it is strong enough to attract large nails.
Basalt, which forms when lava hardens, also contains magnetite, although its magnetic field is weak.