One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
2Geology and Chemistry. Of an element: commonly found in metallic phases (sometimes specifically in association with iron) rather than combined as silicates or sulphides, and believed to have become relatively concentrated in the earth's core when the earth was molten.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Morphology. From sidero- + -phile.
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