Meaning of römerite in English:

römerite

Pronunciation /ˈrəːmərʌɪt/

noun

(also roemerite)
Mineralogy
  • An iron-containing mineral which occurs as rust-brown to yellow crystals, typically as an oxidation product of pyrite.

    Römerite is a hydrated sulphate of iron(ii) and iron(iii), Fe2+Fe₂ 3+(SO₄)₄·14H₂0. Crystal system: triclinic.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From the name of Friedrich Adolph Römer, German geologist + -ite, after German Römerit.