jarosite

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English[edit]

Jarosite

Etymology[edit]

After the place Jaroso ravine in Spain, named in 1852.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

jarosite (countable and uncountable, plural jarosites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral with rhombohedral crystals, KFe33+(SO4)2(OH)6.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume II, seventh edition, revised by Charles Palache, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1951
  2. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997