gothite
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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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gothite — noun a red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust • Syn: ↑goethite • Hypernyms: ↑iron ore • Substance Holonyms: ↑rust …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goethite — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HFeO2 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goethite — n. (Miner.) an oxide of iron. Syn: gothite. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goethite — /ˈgoʊθaɪt/ (say gohthuyt), /ˈgɜtaɪt/ (say gertuyt) noun a very common mineral, iron hydroxide, FeO(OH), occurring in crystals, but more commonly in yellow or brown earthy masses, an ore of iron. Also, göthite. {named after JW von Goethe + ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • goethite — noun a red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust • Syn: ↑gothite • Hypernyms: ↑iron ore • Substance Holonyms: ↑rust …   Useful english dictionary

  • iron ore — noun an ore from which iron can be extracted • Hypernyms: ↑ore • Hyponyms: ↑goethite, ↑gothite, ↑chamosite, ↑taconite, ↑hematite, ↑haematite, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • goe|thite — «GOH thyt, GER tyt», noun. a mineral consisting of a hydrous oxide of iron; göthite. ╂[< Johann W. von Goethe, 1749 1832, a German writer and philosopher (because of his studies in mineralogy) + ite1] …   Useful english dictionary

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