[n] - a mineral consisting of lead chloride and phosphate
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Pyr`o·mor'phite noun [ German pyromorphit , from Greek ... fire + ... form.] (Min.) Native lead phosphate with lead chloride, occurring in bright green and brown hexagonal crystals and also massive; -- so called because a fused globule cryst...
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<chemical> Native lead phosphate with lead chloride, occurring in bright green and brown hexagonal crystals and also massive; so called because a fused globule crystallizes in cooling. ... Origin: G. Pyromorphit, from Gr. Fire + form. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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green lead ore noun a mineral consisting of lead chloride and phosphate; a minor source of lead
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• (n.) Native lead phosphate with lead chloride, occurring in bright green and brown hexagonal crystals and also massive; -- so called because a fused globule crystallizes in cooling.
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phosphate mineral, lead chloride phosphate [Pb5(PO4)3Cl], that is a minor ore of lead. It occurs with galena, cerussite, and limonite in the ...
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Pyromorphite is a mineral species composed of lead chlorophosphate: Pb5(PO4)3Cl, sometimes occurring in sufficient abundance to be mined as an ore of lead. Crystals are common, and have the form of a hexagonal prism terminated by the basal planes, sometimes combined with narrow faces of a hexagonal...
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Pyromorphite is a chlorophosphate of lead with the formulae Pb5(PO4)3Cl and a relative hardness of 4. It is a minor ore of lead which is found in the oxidized portions of lead veins. Pyromorphite forms through the alteration of the primary minerals anglesite and galena in the oxidation zones of lead...
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1) Green lead ore 2) Mineral
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