siderazot

noun

sid·​er·​az·​ot
variants or siderazote
ˌsidəˈraˌzōt,
-ərəˈzōt
plural -s
: a mineral Fe5N2 consisting of a nitride of iron and found about Vesuvius and Etna volcanoes after various eruptions

Word History

Etymology

sider- + azote

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“Siderazot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siderazot. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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