plural -s
: a ruby red to reddish brown mineral FeO(OH) consisting of an iron oxide hydroxide that is an important constituent of some iron ores and often occurs with goethite

Word History


German lepidokrokit, from lepid- + Greek krokē thread + German -it -ite

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“Lepidocrocite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lepidocrocite. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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