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  1. rozenite(Noun)

    An iron sulphide mineral with chemical formula FeSOu00B74HO.

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  1. Rozenite

    Rozenite is an uncommon hydrous iron sulfate mineral, Fe2+SO4•4. It occurs as a secondary mineral, formed under low humidity at less than 21 °C as an alteration of copper-free melanterite which is a post mine alteration product of pyrite or marcasite. It also occurs in lacustrine sediments and coal seams. Associated minerals include melanterite, epsomite, jarosite, gypsum, sulfur, pyrite, marcasite and limonite. It was first described in 1960 for an occurrence on Ornak Mountain, Western Tatra Mountains, Małopolskie, Poland. It was named for Polish mineralogist Zygmunt Rozen.


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