Iron ore is basically the rock or mineral form of iron. From the iron ore metallic iron can be extracted after through processing. Iron ore is demanded in a lot of industries. Some may use it in the raw form or some may wish to extract the main iron content out of it.
These ores are highly rich in iron oxides and the colors may vary like rusty red, grayish, yellow, purple etc. For a lot of applications in the commercial segment iron ore is an item which is highly important.