lausenite

noun

lau·​sen·​ite
ˈlȯsᵊnˌīt,
ˈlau̇zᵊn-
plural -s
: a mineral Fe2(SO4)3.6H2O consisting of a hydrous ferric sulfate

called also rogersite

Word History

Etymology

Carl Lausen, 20th century American mining engineer + English -ite

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“Lausenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lausenite. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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