kremersite

noun

kremers·​ite
ˈkremərˌzīt,
ˈkrām-
plural -s
: a volcanic mineral product [(NH4),K]2FeCl5.H2O consisting of a hydrous chloride of potassium, ammonium, and iron that occurs in red octahedrons

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Kremersite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kremersite. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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