Definition of martite in English:

martite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A form of haematite occurring in octahedral or dodecahedral crystals, pseudomorphous after magnetite.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From German Martit from classical Latin Mārt-, Mārs + German -it.

Pronunciation

martite

/ˈmɑːtʌɪt/