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anglesite

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noun an·gle·site \ˈaŋ-gəl-ˌsīt, -glə-\

Definition of anglesite

  1. :  a mineral consisting of lead sulfate formed by the oxidation of galena



Origin of anglesite

French anglésite, from Anglesey Island, Wales


First Known Use: circa 1841


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