Definitions for "Gossan"
Decomposed rock, usually reddish or ferruginous (owing to oxidized pyrites), forming the upper part of a metallic vein. Called also iron hat.
A rusty iron oxide deposit found in the upper parts of veins or forming a cap overlying sulphide mineralization.
The rust-colored capping or staining of a mineral deposit, generally formed by the oxidation or alteration of iron sulphides.
Keywords:  eiserne, hut, der
(der) Eiserne Hut