halotrichite

noun
ha·​lot·​ri·​chite | \ haˈlä‧trəˌkīt \
plural -s

Definition of halotrichite

1 : a mineral FeAl2(SO4)4.22H2O consisting of a hydrous iron aluminum sulfate
2 : any of several sulfates similar to halotrichite in construction and habit

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History and Etymology for halotrichite

German halotrichit, from hal- + trich- + -it -ite

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“Halotrichite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halotrichite. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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