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cerussite

cerussite

noun ce·rus·site \sə-ˈrə-ˌsīt\

Definition of CERUSSITE

:  a colorless or white mineral consisting of a carbonate of lead that occurs in transparent crystals and also in massive form and is a source of white lead

Origin of CERUSSITE

German Zerussit, from Latin cerussa
First Known Use: 1850

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