quenstedtite

noun
quen·​stedt·​ite | \ ˈkwenˌsteˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of quenstedtite

: a mineral Fe2(SO4)3.10H2O consisting of a hydrous ferric sulfate

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History and Etymology for quenstedtite

German quenstedtit, from Friedrich A. Quenstedt †1889 German mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Quenstedtite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quenstedtite. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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