halotrichite

noun ha·lot·ri·chite \haˈlä‧trəˌkīt\

Definition of halotrichite

plural

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  1. 1 :  a mineral FeAl2(SO4)4.22H2O consisting of a hydrous iron aluminum sulfate

  2. 2 :  any of several sulfates similar to halotrichite in construction and habit

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Origin and Etymology of halotrichite

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


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