kremers·​ite | \ ˈkremərˌzīt, ˈkrām- \
plural -s

Definition of kremersite

: a volcanic mineral product [(NH4),K]2FeCl5.H2O consisting of a hydrous chloride of potassium, ammonium, and iron that occurs in red octahedrons

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History and Etymology for kremersite

German kremersit, after P. Kremers, 19th century German chemist who described it + German -it -ite

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“Kremersite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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