[ ang-guhl-sahyt ]
/ ˈæŋ gəlˌsaɪt /
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a mineral, lead sulfate, PbSO4, found in massive deposits and in colorless or variously tinted crystals: a minor ore of lead.
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Example sentences from the Web for anglesite
Galena becomes anglesite, cerussite, pyromorphite and mimetite.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble
Cerussite is white or gray, resembling anglesite, and has a brilliant, vitreous luster.
In some districts cerussite and a little anglesite are also found in the oxide zone.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for anglesite
/ (ˈæŋɡəlˌsaɪt) /
a white or grey secondary mineral consisting of lead sulphate in orthorhombic crystalline form. It occurs in lead-ore deposits and is a source of lead. Formula: PbSO 4
Word Origin for anglesite
C19: from Anglesey, where it was first found
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