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pyromorphite

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

Definition of pyromorphite

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



Origin and Etymology of pyromorphite

German Pyromorphit, from Greek pyr- + morphē form


First Known Use: circa 1814


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