Iron Ores (Hematite and Magnetite) GeeksforGeeks
Nov 9 2021An ore is a mineral deposit that contains a metal that can be extracted using existing technological methods. Iron can be extracted from two types of iron ores Magnetite and hematite. Magnetite is composed of iron in the form of Fe 3 O 4. Hematite is a mineral that contains iron in the form of Fe 2 O 3. The primary distinction between magnetite and hematite is that magnetite is ferromagnetic and hematite is paramagnetic.