roe·​mer·​ite | \ ˈrāməˌrīt, ˈrərm- \
plural -s

Definition of roemerite

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

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First Known Use of roemerite

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roemerite

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

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“Roemerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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