pharmacosiderite

noun

phar·​ma·​co·​siderite
: a mineral Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)3.5H2O consisting of a hydrous basic iron arsenate commonly occurring in green or yellowish green cubic crystals (hardness 2.5, specific gravity 2.9–3)

Word History

Etymology

German pharmakosiderit, from pharmako- pharmaco- + siderit siderite

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“Pharmacosiderite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharmacosiderite. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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