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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“Rhomboclase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhomboclase. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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