amarantite

amarantite

[‚a·mə′ran‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Fe(SO4)(OH)·3H2O An amaranth red to brownish- or orange-red triclinic mineral consisting of a hydrated basic sulfate of ferric iron.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Amarantite, Tocopilla Province Antofagasta Region, Chile [probably from the type locality: Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District], no.