rhomboclase

noun
rhom·​bo·​clase | \ˈrämbəˌklās, -āz\
plural -s

Definition of rhomboclase 

: a mineral HFe(SO4)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous acid ferric sulfate and occurring in colorless rhombic plates with basal cleavage

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History and Etymology for rhomboclase

Hungarian rhomboklas, from rhomb- + -klas -clase

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