Definition of Gothite

1. Noun. A red or yellow or brown mineral; an oxide of iron that is a common constituent of rust.

Exact synonyms: Goethite
Substance meronyms: Rust
Generic synonyms: Iron Ore



Definition of Gothite

1. goethite [n -S] - See also: goethite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gothite

goters
goth
goth up
gothdom
gothed up
gothic rock
gothically
gothicism
gothicisms
gothicize
gothicized
gothicizes
gothicizing
gothics
gothing up
gothite (current term)
gothites
gothness
goths
goths up
gothy
gotra
gotras
gots
gotsta
gotta
gottardiite
gotten
gotten dressed
gotten drunk

Literary usage of Gothite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handbook to a Collection of the Minerals of the British Islands: Mostly by Frederick William Rudler (1905)
"The name gothite, given to this mineral a century ago in honour of the poet, ... The association of gothite with other minerals in a regular succession of ..."

2. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"... appears to be of this composition, and it is also found in Brazil, the Urals, and Connecticut. gothite. ..."

3. Elements of Metallurgy: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Extracting Metals by John Arthur Phillips (1887)
"The darker-coloured varieties often contain manganese. gothite is essentially a product of the alteration of other iron ores, particularly haematite and ..."

4. Journal (1873)
"... but the rocks called Basalt by the late J. Bute Jukes, FRS XXXII.—ON THE OCCURRENCE or SILICEOUS NODULAR BROWN TITE (gothite) IN THE ..."

5. Gems, Jewelers' Materials, and Ornamental Stones of California by George Frederick Kunz (1905)
"Limonite on Bear River, near Wheatland. gothite. H. = 5-5.5. G. = 4-4.4. Color yellowish, reddish, and blackish brown. Often blood-red by transmitted light. ..."

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