coquimbite

noun co·quim·bite \kōˈkimˌbīt, kəˈ-\

Definition of coquimbite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous ferric sulfate Fe2(SO4)3.9H2O occurring in white or slightly colored masses

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Origin and Etymology of coquimbite

German coquimbit, from Coquimbo province in Chile (where it was discovered) + German -it -ite


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