Definition of lepidocrocite in English:


Syllabification: lep·i·do·cro·cite
Pronunciation: /ˌlepədōˈkrōˌsīt


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

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