halotrichite

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 23 Jun. 2024.

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