Jarosite Ja*ro"site, n. [From Barranco Jaroso, in Spain.] (Min.) An ocher-yellow mineral occurring in minute rhombohedral crystals. It is a hydrous sulphate of iron and potash. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jarosite — Catégorie VII : sulfates, sélénates tellurates, chromates, molybdates, tungstates[1] Jarosite, vue de 2 mm, Espagne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jarosite — is a basic hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron with a chemical formula of KFe(III)3(OH)6(SO4)2. This mineral is formed in ore deposits by the oxidation of iron sulfides. Jarosite is often produced as a byproduct during the purification and… …   Wikipedia

  • jarosite — jarozitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė KFe₃[(OH)₆|(SO₄)₂] atitikmenys: angl. jarosite rus. ярозит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • jarosite — /jar euh suyt , jeuh roh suyt/, n. a yellowish or brownish mineral, a hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron, KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6, occurring in small crystals or large masses. [1850 55; named after Barranco Jaroso (in Almería, Spain); see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • jarosite — noun A mineral with rhombohedral crystals, KFe(SO)(OH) …   Wiktionary

  • jarosite —    A cave mineral KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 [11] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • jarosite — Смотри Ярозит …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • jarosite — ja·ro·site …   English syllables

  • jarosite — /ˈdʒærəsaɪt/ (say jaruhsuyt) noun a yellowish or brownish mineral, K2Fe6(SO4)4(OH)12, occurring in crystals or large masses. {named after Barranco Jaroso, in Almeria, south eastern Spain. See ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • jarosite — jəˈrōˌsīt, ˈjȧrəˌs noun ( s) Etymology: German jarosit, from Barranco Jaroso, Almería, Spain + German it ite : an ocher yellow or brown mineral KFe3(SO4)2(OH)6 consisting of basic sulfate of potassium and iron and occurring in minute… …   Useful english dictionary

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