lanarkite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lanarkshire (the place where it was discovered) +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

lanarkite (plural not attested)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral form of lead sulfate with the chemical formula Pb2(SO4)O, an oxidation product of galena, whose acicular monoclinic prismatic crystals are white or light green.

Further reading[edit]

  • Lanarkite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • lanarkite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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