variants or phenicochroite
plural -s
: a mineral Pb3(CrO4)2O(?) consisting of a basic lead chromate in red crystals and masses

Word History


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

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“Phoenicochroite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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