[ goh-thahyt, gœ-tahyt ]
/ ˈgoʊ θaɪt, ˈgœ taɪt /
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a very common mineral, iron hydroxide, HFeO2, occurring in crystals, but more commonly in yellow or brown earthy masses: an ore of iron.
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British Dictionary definitions for goethite
/ (ˈɡəʊθaɪt, German ˈɡøːtiːt) /
a black, brown, or yellow mineral consisting of hydrated iron oxide in the form of orthorhombic crystals or fibrous masses. Formula: FeO(OH)
Word Origin for goethite
C19: named after Goethe
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