phoenicochroite

noun phoe·ni·coch·ro·ite \ˌfēnəˈkäkrəˌwīt\
variants: or

phenicochroite

\ˌfēnəˈkäkrəˌwīt\

Definition of phoenicochroite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Pb3(CrO4)2O(?) consisting of a basic lead chromate in red crystals and masses

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Origin and Etymology of phoenicochroite

German phönikochroit, from Greek phoinik-, phoinix purple, crimson + -chroia + German -it -ite


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