kirovite

noun ki·rov·ite \ˈkērəˌvīt\

Definition of kirovite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Fe,MgSo47H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate of iron and magnesium isomorphous with melanterite and pisanite

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Origin and Etymology of kirovite

Russian kirovit, from Sergei M. Kirov †1934 Russian revolutionary leader + Russian -it -ite


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