Mim'e·tite noun [ Greek ... an imitator. So called because it resembles pyromorphite.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in pale yellow or brownish hexagonal crystals. It is an arseniate of lead.
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<chemical> A mineral occurring in pale yellow or brownish hexagonal crystals. It is an arseniate of lead. ... Origin: Gr. An imitator. So called because it resembles pyromorphite. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A mineral occurring in pale yellow or brownish hexagonal crystals. It is an arseniate of lead.
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arsenate mineral, lead chloride arsenate [Pb5(AsO4)3Cl], in the pyromorphite series of the apatite group of phosphates. Its colour ranges from brown ...
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Mimetite, whose name derives from the Greek Μιμητής mimethes, meaning "imitator", is an arsenate mineral which forms as a secondary mineral in lead deposits, usually by the oxidation of galena and arsenopyrite. The name is a reference to mimetite`s resemblance to the mineral pyromorphite. Th...
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Mimetite is an arsenochloride of lead and a minor ore of lead and has the formulae Pb5(AsO4)3Cl and a relative hardness of 4. It is a relatively rare mineral which occurs in the oxidized portions of lead bearing veins. Mimetite occurs in yellow, orange, brown, green and white colours and is related ...
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