Definition of sideronatrite in English:

sideronatrite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A yellow iron mineral occurring in very arid regions, typically as masses of needle-shaped crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Dana (1849–1935), mineralogist and physicist. From Spanish sideronatrita, with alteration of the ending after -ite.

Pronunciation

sideronatrite

/ˌsɪd(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈneɪtrʌɪt/