chalybite vs siderite what difference

what is difference between chalybite and siderite

English

Etymology

Ancient Greek χάλυψ (khálups, steel) +‎ -ite

Noun

chalybite (countable and uncountable, plural chalybites)

  1. (mineralogy) Native iron carbonate.

Synonyms

  • siderite

Further reading

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Chalybite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • “chalybite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.


English

Etymology

Latin sideritis (lodestone), from Ancient Greek σιδηρῖτις (sidērîtis, loadstone).

Noun

siderite (countable and uncountable, plural siderites)

  1. (uncountable, mineralogy) a widespread brown mineral, FeCO3, having the structure of calcite
  2. (countable) an iron meteorite
  3. An indigo-blue variety of quartz.
  4. (obsolete) magnetic iron ore; lodestone

Synonyms

  • chalybite
  • sparry iron
  • spathic iron

Derived terms

Translations

Further reading

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Siderite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • “siderite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

Italian

Noun

siderite f (plural sideriti)

  1. (mineralogy) siderite

Anagrams

  • diesteri, disterei

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