noun am·a·ril·lite \ˌaməˈriˌlīt\

Definition of amarillite



  1. :  a mineral NaFe(SO4)2·6H2O consisting of a hydrous sodium ferric sulfate

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Origin and Etymology of amarillite

probably from French, from Tierra Amarilla, Atacama province, Chile + French -ite

First Known Use: 1936

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