goethite [gʉ′thīt΄, gʉr′tīt΄; gō′thīt, gō′tīt; ] also [, gō′thīt΄]
[Ger göthit, after GOETHE Johann Wolfgang von, in honor of his studies in geology and mineralogy]
a hard, brownish, orthorhombic mineral, FeO(OH), an ore of iron; iron hydroxide

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  • Goethite — Catégorie IV : oxydes et hydroxydes[1] Goethite Restormel Cornouailles Angleterre …   Wikipédia en Français

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

  • goethite — ● goethite nom féminin (de Gœthe, nom propre) Oxyde naturel hydraté de fer FeOOH, orthorhombique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Goethite — Infobox mineral name = Goethite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = Goethite,from Minas Gerais, Brazil formula = α IronOxygen(Hydroxide) molweight = color = Yellowish to reddish to dark brown habit = system = Orthorhombic… …   Wikipedia

  • goethite — /goh thuyt, gue tuyt/, n. a very common mineral, iron hydroxide, HFeO2, occurring in crystals, but more commonly in yellow or brown earthy masses: an ore of iron. [1815 25; named after GOETHE; see ITE1] * * * Widespread iron hydroxide mineral, α… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • goethite — getitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė FeO·OH atitikmenys: angl. goethite rus. гетит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • goethite — noun Etymology: German Göthit, from J. W. von Goethe Date: circa 1823 a common brown mineral that consists of an iron hydrogen oxide and is the commonest constituent of many forms of natural rust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goethite — noun An iron oxyhydroxide that is the main constituent of rust …   Wiktionary

  • goethite —    A cave mineral FeO(OH) [11] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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