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n. - A mineral consisting of lead chloride and phosphate.

Usage examples (4)
  • Apatite (phosphate of lime) and pyromorphite (phosphate of lead) contain a considerable amount of it.
  • For the assay of pyromorphite the following charge may be used: -- Ore, 20 grams; "soda," 25 grams; tartar, 7 grams; and fluor spar,
  • (cerussite), sulphate (anglesite), and phosphate (pyromorphite) of lead also occur as ores, but in much smaller quantities.
  • Cerussite (white lead), galena (blue lead), minium (red lead), anglesite, pyromorphite. for more
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