Meaning of aerosiderite in English:

aerosiderite

Pronunciation /ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈsɪdərʌɪt/ /ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪdərʌɪt/

noun

rare
  • A meteorite consisting mainly of nickel and iron; an iron meteorite. Also: the mineral of which this is composed; meteoric iron. Compare "aerolite", "aerosiderolite".

    Now usually shortened to siderite.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From aero- + ancient Greek σιδηρίτης of iron.