roemerite

noun

roe·​mer·​ite
ˈrāməˌrīt,
ˈrərm-
plural -s
: a mineral FeFe2(SO4)4·14H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate of ferrous and ferric iron

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roemerite. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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