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Meaning of "jarosite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JAROSITE

From Barranco Jaroso, in Almeria, Spain + -ite1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JAROSITE

jarosite  [ˈdʒærəˌsaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAROSITE

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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jarosite is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JAROSITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

jarosite

Jarosite

Jarosite is a basic hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron with a chemical formula of KFe3+362. This sulfate mineral is formed in ore deposits by the oxidation of iron sulfides. Jarosite is often produced as a byproduct during the purification and refining of zinc and is also commonly associated with acid mine drainage and acid sulfate soil environments.

Definition of jarosite in the English dictionary

The definition of jarosite in the dictionary is a yellow to brown secondary mineral consisting of basic hydrated sulphate of iron and potassium in masses or hexagonal crystals. Formula: KFe326.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAROSITE


anthracite
ˈænθrəˌsaɪt
athrocyte
ˈæθrəˌsaɪt
boracite
ˈbɔːrəˌsaɪt
cerusite
ˈsɪərəˌsaɪt
cerussite
ˈsɪərəˌsaɪt
dyscrasite
ˈdɪskrəˌsaɪt
ectoparasite
ˌɛktəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt
endoparasite
ˌɛndəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt
fibrocyte
ˈfaɪbrəˌsaɪt
granulocyte
ˈɡrænjʊləˌsaɪt
hepatocyte
hɪˈpætəˌsaɪt
hyperparasite
ˌhaɪpəˈpærəˌsaɪt
leucocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
leukocyte
ˈluːkəˌsaɪt
microparasite
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt
microsporocyte
ˌmaɪkrəˈspɔːrəˌsaɪt
oversight
ˈəʊvəˌsaɪt
parasite
ˈpærəˌsaɪt
reticulocyte
rɪˈtɪkjʊləˌsaɪt
spherocyte
ˈsfɪərəˌsaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAROSITE

jargoon
jarhead
jarina
jark
jarkman
jarl
jarldom
Jarlsberg
Jarman
jarool
jarovize
jarp
jarrah
jarred
Jarrett
jarring
jarringly
Jarrow
Jarry
jarta

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAROSITE

amosite
anorthosite
apposite
composite
decomposite
epidosite
exquisite
fansite
inapposite
incomposite
microsite
on-site
opposite
prerequisite
requisite
rhodochrosite
site
spilosite
visite
website

Synonyms and antonyms of jarosite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «jarosite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAROSITE

Find out the translation of jarosite to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jarosite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jarosite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

黄钾铁矾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jarosita
570 millions of speakers

English

jarosite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

jarosite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

jarosite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ярозит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jarosita
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

jarosite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jarosite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jarosite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jarosit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジャロサイト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자로 사이트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jarosite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

jarosite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

jarosite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जेरोसीट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

jarosit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

jarosite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jarozyt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ярозит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jarositul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιαροσίτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

jarosite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jarosit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jarositt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jarosite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAROSITE»

The term «jarosite» is normally little used and occupies the 125.591 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAROSITE» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAROSITE»

Discover the use of jarosite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jarosite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ancient Lake Creede: Its Volcano-tectonic Setting, History ...
roughly 1 20 m. Alunite and jarosite undoubtedly also occur in the oxidized portions of other veins in the Creede district, but were not collected. A few samples were collected from dumps, and their former locations can only be inferred. Alunite ...
Philip Martin Bethke, Richard LeRoy Hay, 2000
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Acidic Precipitation
Products from Oxidation and Neutralization Some of the major products from pyrite oxidation and neutralization, in addition to sulfuric acid, include jarosite, iron oxides, and sulfates. Most of the sulfate is leached out of the soil, but some ...
Stephen A. Norton, S.E. Lindberg, A.L. Page, 1990
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Non-ferrous Metals in the New Millenium
zinc winning industry. Jarosite, goethite or hematite precipitated from the leached solution, contains considerable amount of toxic metals like Zn, Pb, Cd, As etc. and considered as a hazardous waste. Analyses of typical samples of jarosite and ...
‎2001
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Soil Micromorphology: A Basic and Applied Science
Some evidence indicates that Fe "oxides" form first and that these are subsequently covered over by jarosite as the pH drops to low values (<4). This evidence is primarily the observation that in the deeper horizons, where the pH is nearer ...
L.A. Douglas, 1990
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Sedimentary Geology at Meridiani Planum, Mars
As Fe3+ is increased, mixed-valence Fe sulfates increase in small amounts and the amount of jarosite (K and H3O only) increases substantially to a maximum of 36 wt.%. Natrojarosite precipitates in very few calculations, which is likely a ...
Steven W. Squyres, Andrew H. Knoll, 2005
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The geology and ore deposits of Goldfield, Nevada
JAROSITE. The mineral jarosite is closely related, chemically and crystallographically, with alunite. The formula of jarosite proper is KJO.3FeaO3. 4SO4.6HJOT or K2[Fe(OH)J0[SOJ4 and the crystallization, like that of alunite, is rhombohedral.
Frederick Leslie Ransome, William Harvey Emmons, George H. Garrey, 1909
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Professional paper - United States Geological Survey
The mineral jarosite is closely related, chemically and crystallographically, with alunite. The formula of jarosite proper is K2O.3Fe2O3.4SO4.6H20 or K,[Fe(OH),]6 [SOJ, and the crystallization, like that of alunite, is rhombohedral. As Hillebrand ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1909
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
The large silicified zones capping Preble Mountain and many of the smaller zones in the belt extending 3 km to the east are locally fractured and brecciated, with aggregates of alunite and jarosite, instead of the usual limonite, filling the open ...
‎1976
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Mineral Biotechnology 2002
They observed that though jarosite was formed in the solution but leaching rate was higher in the presence of silver. It was assumed that the nature of jarosite was changed in the presence of silver in the solution. The dissolution of chalcopyrite ...
10
Geochemistry
"Fe3* diffusion from jarosite to alkaline fly ash Figure 6 shows 59Fe3* diffusion profiles in a combined jarosite and alkaline fly ash layered system. Our principal results, as can be seen in Figure 6, are: firstly, 59Fe3* tracer accumulation at the  ...
Xuejin Xie, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAROSITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jarosite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Teuton Resources Corp. : ANNOUNCES SIX PROPERTIES …
On Teuton's Tuck property located south of the King Tut, meltback of snow and ice in 2014 exposed a new altered zone of jarosite-stained ... «GlobeNewswire, May 15»
2
Mars rover studies curious mineral deposits
#The second has more jarosite, an oxidized mineral containing iron and sulfur ... very little hematite, and less jarosite than the second sample. «Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Apr 15»
3
Curiosity trova jarosite su Marte, un minerale contenente ferro e zolfo
Ciò che è emerso è una maggior presenza di jarosite rispetto ai materiali prelevati dalla zona di Confidence Hills, dove Curiosity è arrivato nel ... «Centro Meteo Italiano, Apr 15»
4
NASA's Curiosity rover spots tasty-looking mineral veins on Mars
The second, “Mojave,” had the most jarosite, an oxidized mineral containing iron and sulfur that forms in acidic conditions. A third site ... «Nature World Report, Apr 15»
5
Tricksy Mars may be Obscuring Signs of Organic Matter
However, a new study suggests that a mineral - called jarosite, an iron sulfate - that would form readily in these potentially life-supporting ... «Scientific American, Feb 15»
6
Best of Last Week – Observing Higgs analogue in superconductors …
... organic compounds and noted the implications it has for the Mars Curiosity mission—when flash-heated jarosite breaks down organic matter, ... «Phys.Org, Feb 15»
7
Curiosity May Cause Evidence of Mars Life to Self-Destruct
One of the compounds the rover is on the lookout for is jarosite, a mineral associated with conditions potentially suitable for life. Curiosity tests ... «NBCNews.com, Feb 15»
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Curiosity update, sols 864-895: Drilling at Pink Cliffs
Very early results from CheMin show evidence for the mineral jarosite, which suggests a more acidic watery environment than the rover has ... «The Planetary Society, Feb 15»
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WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 20 February
A new study shows that heating the mineral jarosite breaks up organics before we can even see them. The research puts in doubt our ability to ... «Wired.co.uk, Feb 15»
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Scientists identify mineral that destroys organic compounds, with …
Scientists have discovered that the mineral jarosite breaks down organic compounds when it is flash-heated, with implications for Mars ... «Phys.Org, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Jarosite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jarosite>. Aug 2019 ».
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