mimetite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Μιμητής (Mimētḗs), "imitator", from its similarity to pyromorphite.

Noun[edit]

mimetite (countable and uncountable, plural mimetites)

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  1. (mineralogy) An arsenate mineral which forms in lead deposits, usually by the oxidation of galena and arsenopyrite.

Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy, “Mimetite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database, 1997–2021.
  • mimetite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.