coquimbite definition

  • noun:
    • The nonahydrate of iron(III) sulfate.
    • A mineral consisting principally of sulphate of iron; white copperas; -- so-called because based in the province of Coquimbo, Chili.
    • A hydrous sulphate of iron, of a white or yellowish shade, developing beds in a trachytic rock into the province of Coquimbo, Chili. Also called white copperas.
    • The nonahydrate of iron(III) sulfate.
    • A mineral consisting principally of sulphate of iron; white copperas; -- so called because based in the province of Coquimbo, Chili.
    • A hydrous sulphate of metal, of a white or yellowish shade, forming beds in a trachytic stone into the province of Coquimbo, Chili. Also called white copperas.
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