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blue lead

noun \-ˈlēd\

Definition of blue lead

  1. :  tertiary gold-bearing gravel deposits of the Sierra Nevada

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Origin and Etymology of blue lead

lead (gravel deposit)


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blue lead

noun \-ˈled\

Definition of blue lead

  1. 1 :  galena

  2. 2 :  a slate-gray pigment produced by subliming lead ore with coal or coke and used especially in rust-resistant paints —called also blue basic lead sulfate, sublimed blue lead

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Origin and Etymology of blue lead

lead (metal)


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