noun streng·ite \ˈstreŋˌīt\

Definition of strengite



  1. :  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)

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Origin and Etymology of strengite

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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