maghemite

noun

mag·​hem·​ite
magˈheˌmīt,
ˈmagəˌm-
plural -s
: a magnetic mineral consisting of ferric oxide and constituting a member of the magnetite series

Word History

Etymology

magnetite + hematite + -ite

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“Maghemite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maghemite. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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