plural -s
: a mineral FeFe2(SO4)4·14H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate of ferrous and ferric iron

Word History


German römerit, from Friedrich A. Roemer †1869 German geologist + German -it -ite

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roemerite was in 1858

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“Roemerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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