plural -s
: a mineral FePO4.2H2O consisting of a hydrous iron phosphate, occurring mostly in pale red botryoidal masses, and being isomorphous with variscite (specific gravity 2.87)

Word History


German strengit, from Johann A. Streng †1897 German mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Strengite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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