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Definition of the noun Strengite
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- [mineralogy] An orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing hydrogen, iron, oxygen, and phosphorus.
Strengite is a relatively rare iron phosphate mineral with the formula: FePO₄ · 2H₂O. The mineral is named after the German mineralogist Johann August Streng. Lavender, pink or purple in hue, it is similar to variscite and is partially soluble, particularly in conditions where there is a low pH and low oxidation-reduction potential.
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by Henry Watts
STRENGITE. This mineral occurs in an isolated ironstone and psilomelane- block in the silicious slate of the great brown iron-ore deposit of Diinsberg, near Giessen, in globular, reniform, and radio-fibrous aggregations, having a drusy surface ...
by Albert Huntington Chester
The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning
strengite FePO4⋅ 2H2O, ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
In addition to acid production, microbially mediated redox reactions contribute to phosphorus solubilization through the reduction of iron oxyhydroxides and associated ferric phosphate (strengite). In this process, dissimilatory iron reduction of ...
by Jane E. Macintyre
Strengite Essentially the dihydrate. Orthorhombic. Found in Germany, Portugal; widespread in Africa, U.S.A. and S. America. Colourless to peach-blossom red, or even violet, stout prisms. Mineral-form Metastrengite ...
by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
variscite; an isomorphous mineral with strengite and dimorphous with metavariscite. It occurs with brown veins and eyes of wardite. When mixed with reddish or brownish quartz from Nevada it is called ...
by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
Strengite (after Prof. A. Streng, of Giessen), an orthorhombic mineral occurring in small spherical groups of radiating fibers, rarely in ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
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