alamosite

noun
al·a·mos·ite | \¦a-lə-¦mō-ˌsīt\
plural -s

Definition of alamosite 

: a monoclinic lead silicate PbSiO3 occurring in white or colorless radiating fibers (hardness 4.5, specific gravity 6.5)

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First Known Use of alamosite

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alamosite

Álamos, Sonora, Mexico, its locality + English -ite

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