gothite definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrous oxide of metal (HFeO2), occurring in prismatic crystals, additionally massive, with a fibrous, reniform, or stalactitic structure. The color differs from yellow to blackish brown.
    • Same as goethite.
    • a red or yellowish or brown mineral; an oxide of metal that's a typical constituent of corrosion

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