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pyromorphite

noun py·ro·mor·phite \ˌpī-rə-ˈmr-ˌfīt\

Definition of PYROMORPHITE

:  a mineral consisting essentially of a chloride and phosphate of lead

Origin of PYROMORPHITE

German Pyromorphit, from Greek pyr- + morphē form
First Known Use: circa 1814

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