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  1. jarosite(Noun)

    A mineral with rhombohedral crystals, KFe(SO)(OH).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jarosite(noun)

    an ocher-yellow mineral occurring on minute rhombohedral crystals. It is a hydrous sulphate of iron and potash

  2. Origin: [From Barranco Jaroso, in Spain.]


  1. Jarosite

    Jarosite is a basic hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron with a chemical formula of KFe3+3(OH)6(SO4)2. This sulfate mineral is formed in ore deposits by the oxidation of iron sulfides. Jarosite is often produced as a byproduct during the purification and refining of zinc and is also commonly associated with acid mine drainage and acid sulfate soil environments.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jarosite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jarosite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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