fibroferrite

fibroferrite

[¦fī·brō′fe‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
Fe(SO4)(OH)·5H2O A yellowish mineral composed of a hydrous basic ferric sulfate, occurring in fibrous form.
References in periodicals archive ?
Schingaro, "Hydrogen bond system and vibrational spectroscopy of the iron sulfate fibroferrite, Fe(OH)S[O.sub.4] x 5[H.sub.2]O," European Journal of Mineralogy, vol.
The three species are virtually indistinguishable and occur together as dull, beige, yellow and yellowish white, powdery efflorescences and crusts associated with epsomite, melanterite and fibroferrite.
Fibroferrite [Fe.sup.3+]([SO.sub.4])(OH)-5[H.sub.2]O
They have grown in a pyrite-chlorite matrix with capillary white halotrichite and fibroferrite (?).