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A hardpan in which iron oxides are the chief cementing agents.
- ‘The iron can become indurated to form an iron pan.’
- ‘It's darker than a raw cast iron pan, but no amount of imagination will make it black.’
- ‘Our Fifth Guru Arjan Dev faced martyrdom cheerfully on burning iron pans.’
- ‘There is also an unknown degree of iron pan formation, which must affect gaseous exchange within the mound.’
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