penfieldite

noun pen·field·ite \ˈpenˌfēlˌdīt\

Definition of penfieldite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Pb2(OH)Cl3 consisting of a basic lead chloride and occurring in white hexagonal prisms

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Origin and Etymology of penfieldite

Samuel L. Penfield †1905 American mineralogist + English -ite


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