carphosiderite

noun car·pho·sid·er·ite \ˌkärfōˈsidəˌrīt\

Definition of carphosiderite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a basic hydrous iron sulfate occurring in yellow masses and crusts

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Origin and Etymology of carphosiderite

German karphosiderit, from Greek karphos dry stalk + sidēros iron + German -it -ite


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