sideronatrite

sideronatrite

[‚sid·ə·rə′nā‚trīt]
(mineralogy)
Na2Fe(SO4)(OH)·3H2O A yellow mineral composed of basic hydrous sodium iron sulfate occurring in fibrous masses.
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They include sideronatrite, which had previously only been found in deep underground mine workings in Northumberland in 1966.
Fitzpatrick and his colleagues from CSIRO and the CRC for Landscape Evolution and Mineral Exploration have recently shown that two bright yellow mineral precipitates -- sideronatrite and natrojarosite -- form in extremely acid and saline soils.