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  • n. A yellow, fibrous mineral composed of a basic, hydrous sulfate of sodium and iron

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mineralogy, a hydrated sulphate of iron and sodium occurring in crystalline masses of a dark-yellow color: it is found in Peru.

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Examples

  • In the past month, tracts of wetland at the mouth of the Murray have become as corrosive as battery acid, forming a yellow crust of sideronatrite, a mineral that only forms in extremely acid soil.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • The discovery of sideronatrite will fuel fears that the acid will seep into the lakes, killing aquatic life.

    Signs of the Times

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