from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A basic sulphate of lead occurring in greenish-white or pale-yellow monoclinic crystals at Leadhills in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A mineral consisting of sulphate of lead, occurring either massive or in long slender prisms, of a greenish white or gray color.
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- noun mineralogy A
mineralform of lead sulfatewith the chemical formulaPb2(SO4)O, an oxidationproduct of galena, whose acicular monoclinic prismatic crystalsare white or light green.
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Lanarkshire, where it was discovered, and -ite.
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