Ol"i*gist (?), n. [See Oligist, a.] Min.

Hematite or specular iron ore; -- prob. so called in allusion to its feeble magnetism, as compared with magnetite.

 

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Ol"i*gist (?), Ol`i*gis"tic (?), a. [Gr. , superl. of few, little: cf. F. oligiste.] Min.

Of or pertaining to hematite.

 

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