goethite vs gothite what difference

what is difference between goethite and gothite

English

Etymology

Named for German polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, +‎ -ite.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡoʊˌθaɪt/, /ˈɡœˌtaɪt/

Noun

goethite (countable and uncountable, plural goethites)

  1. (mineralogy) An iron oxyhydroxide that is the main constituent of rust.
    • 2015, Asa H. Barber, Dun Lu, Nicola M. Pugno, “Extreme strength observed in limpet teeth”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 18 February 2015
      Recent work has shown that the teeth of limpets approximate to an almost ideal model natural composite material where high aspect ratio mineral nanofibres of goethite reinforce a protein matrix.

Derived terms

  • hydrogoethite

Translations

Further reading

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

French

Noun

goethite f (plural goethites)

  1. goethite


English

Noun

gothite (countable and uncountable, plural gothites)

  1. Alternative form of goethite

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