gothite

Gothite

G["o]"thite\, or Goethite \Goe"thite\, n. [After the poet G["o]the.] (Min.) A hydrous oxide of iron, occurring in prismatic crystals, also massive, with a fibrous, reniform, or stalactitic structure. The color varies from yellowish to blackish brown.
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gothite

noun
a red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust [syn: goethite
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