a yellow, orange, or red mineral, lead chromate, PbCrO4, formed by replacement.
- Also called cro·co·i·site [kroh-koh-uh-zahyt, krok-oh-]. /ˈkroʊ koʊ əˌzaɪt, ˈkrɒk oʊ-/.
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How to use crocoite in a sentence
Associated with crocoite at Berezovsk are the closely allied minerals phoenicochroite and vauquelinite.
British Dictionary definitions for crocoite
a rare orange secondary mineral consisting of lead chromate in monoclinic crystalline form. Formula: PbCrO 4: Also called: red-lead ore
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