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A red, yellow, or brown mineral, essentially HFeO2, one of the common constituents of rust.
[After Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.]
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goethite(ˈɡəʊθaɪt; German ˈɡøːtiːt) or
(Minerals) a black, brown, or yellow mineral consisting of hydrated iron oxide in the form of orthorhombic crystals or fibrous masses. Formula: FeO(OH)
[C19: named after Goethe]
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goe•thite(ˈgoʊ θaɪt, ˈgœ taɪt)
a mineral, iron hydroxide, HFeO2, occurring in yellow or brown earthy masses and in crystals: a common ore of iron.
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|Noun||1.||goethite - a red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust|
rust - a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
iron ore - an ore from which iron can be extracted
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