ferrinatrite

noun fer·ri·natrite \ˌfeˌrīˈnā‧ˌtrīt, ˌferēˈ-\

Definition of ferrinatrite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Na3Fe(SO4)3.3H2O consisting of a greenish or white sodium ferric iron double sulfate usually occurring in spherical forms

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Origin and Etymology of ferrinatrite

alteration (influenced by ferri) of ferronatrite, from ferro- + natron + -ite


First Known Use: 1905


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