goethite


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gothite \G["o]"thite\, gothite \go"thite\, or Goethite
\Goe"thite\, n. [After the poet G["o]the.] (Min.)
   A hydrous oxide of iron (HFeO2), occurring in prismatic
   crystals, also massive, with a fibrous, reniform, or
   stalactitic structure. The color varies from yellowish to
   blackish brown.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

goethite \goethite\ n. (Miner.)
   an oxide of iron.

   Syn: gothite.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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