Definition of römerite in English:

römerite

(also roemerite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • An iron-containing mineral which occurs as rust-brown to yellow crystals, typically as an oxidation product of pyrite.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From the name of Friedrich Adolph Römer, German geologist + -ite, after German Römerit.

Pronunciation

römerite

/ˈrəːmərʌɪt/