halotrichite

[ ha-lo-truh-kahyt ]
/ hæˈlɒ trəˌkaɪt /

noun

a mineral, iron alum, isomorphous with pickeringite, occurring in the form of yellowish fibers.

Nearby words

  1. halophile,
  2. halophilous,
  3. halophyte,
  4. halosere,
  5. halothane,
  6. haloumi,
  7. halpern,
  8. hals,
  9. hals, frans,
  10. halsey

Origin of halotrichite

First recorded in 1839; halo- + trichite

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