Definition of lepidocrocite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlepədōˈkrōsīt/


A red to reddish-brown mineral consisting of ferric hydroxide, typically occurring as scaly or fibrous crystals.
Example sentences
  • Goethite and lepidocrocite, FeOOH, are common replacement agents of pyrite and also occur as stains on minerals exposed to weathering.

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Syllabification: lep·i·do·cro·cite

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