: a mineral MnPb(VO4)(OH) consisting of a basic lead manganese vanadate occurring in brilliant red needle-shaped crystals (hardness 3.5, specific gravity 5.4)

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pyr- + belonite

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“Pyrobelonite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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