pyromorphite

noun
py·​ro·​mor·​phite | \ ˌpī-rə-ˈmȯr-ˌfīt How to pronounce pyromorphite (audio) \

Definition of pyromorphite

: a mineral consisting essentially of a chloride and phosphate of lead

First Known Use of pyromorphite

circa 1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyromorphite

German Pyromorphit, from Greek pyr- + morphē form

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