limonite


limonite
(li-mo-ni-t') s. f.
   Terme de minéralogie. Sorte de minerai de fer, appelé par Haüy fer oxydé géodique, et dit aussi aétite.
   Limonite oolithique, variété de limonite.
   Terme de géologie. Couche de limon.

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  • Limonite — is an ore consisting in a mixture of hydrated iron(III) oxide hydroxide of varying composition. The generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide …   Wikipedia

  • limonite — [ limɔnit ] n. f. • 1842; de 1. limon ♦ Minér. Hydroxyde naturel de fer, brun, opaque, présent dans les minerais d hématite. ● limonite nom féminin (de limon 1) Minerai de fer, qui est un oxyde ferrique hydraté naturel d aspect le plus souvent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Limonite — Chapea …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Limonite — Li mon*ite (l[imac] m[o^]n*[imac]t), n. [Gr. leimw n any moist grassy place, a meadow: cf. F. limonite, G. limonit.] (Min.) Hydrous sesquioxide of iron, an important ore of iron, occurring in stalactitic, mammillary, or earthy forms, of a dark… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limonite — s. f. Óxido de ferro hidratado, de cor castanha amarelada.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: limonita …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • limonite — [lī′mə nīt΄] n. [< Gr leimōn, meadow, orig., low ground (for IE base see LIMB1) + ITE1] a brownish, amorphous mineral mixture of several iron oxides, esp. goethite, used as a coloring agent: sometimes an ore of iron: cf. YELLOW OCHER limonitic …   English World dictionary

  • limonite — limonitic /luy meuh nit ik/, adj. /luy meuh nuyt /, n. Mineral. an amorphous hydrated ferric oxide, varying in color from dark brown to yellow, used as an ore of iron. [1815 25; < Gk leimón meadow + ITE1] * * * One of the major iron minerals, a… …   Universalium

  • limonite — li·mo·nì·te s.f. TS mineral. miscela di minerali microcristallini dati da ossidi di ferro idrati, di colore variabile da bruno a giallo e aspetto terroso {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1839. ETIMO: dal fr. limonite, der. di limon melma …   Dizionario italiano

  • limonite — limonitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė FeO(OH)·nH₂O atitikmenys: angl. bod are; iron are; limonite rus. бурый железняк; гидрогетит; лимонит; озерная руда …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • limonite — noun Etymology: German Limonit, from Greek leimōn wet meadow; akin to Greek limnē pool Date: 1823 a native hydrous ferric oxide of variable composition that is an ore of iron • limonitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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