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Definition of the noun cerussite

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noun - plural: cerussites

  1. a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of cerussite: white lead ore
    • more generic word: mineral = solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
    • substance: atomic number 82 / lead / Pb = a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element

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Google previewGemstones (2016)

A Complete Color Reference for Precious and Semiprecious Stones of the World by Karen Hurrell, Mary L. Johnson

Cerussite is the most plentiful secondary lead mineral at Tsumeb mines in Namibia. Properties and characteristics: Cerussite is a lead carbonate mineral, and it is usually found in the oxidized zones of lead ore deposits. It is transparent to ...

Google previewThe Mineralogy of Texas

by Arthur Edward Smith, Jr.

Cerussite is an alteration of galena in the Cap Mountain Limestone near its contact with granite. Disseminated pyrite...

Google previewPopular Science News (1902)

Cerussite is the best known and most beautiful of the many minerals found at the Broken Hill Mines. Some of color it is white, gray...

Cerussite is a carbonate of lead, and is one of the common ores of that metal. In HILL MINES, NEW SOUTH ...

Google previewThe Crystal Bible (2016)

by Judy Hall

Cerussite is a pragmatic stone that promotes decision-making and stimulates growth. Teaching how to become flexible and how to take responsibility, it relieves tension and anxiety and shows how to adapt to necessary change. It instills the ...

Google previewNew York Rocks & Minerals (2016)

A Field Guide to the Empire State by Dan R. Lynch, Bob Lynch

cerussite is a lead carbonate (generally safe, but wash your hands after handling) that forms primarily as a weathering product of galena (page 113). As such, it is virtually always found in the presence of galena ...

Google previewThe Crystal Guide (2016)

Identification, Purpose and Values by Patti Polk

Cerussite is a lead carbonate that forms as elongated crystals that are frequently twinned, with the compound crystals...

Cerussite is an important ore of lead and it got its name is from the Latin word cerussa, meaning “white Metaphysical ...

Google previewStones of the New Consciousness (2009)

Healing, Awakening and Co-Creating with Crystals, Minerals and Gems by Robert Simmons

Background Cerussite is a stone of inner alchemy. For those spiritual pioneers who desire self-transformation, it can be a helpful ally. It stimulates the energies of the root chakra and links them to the crown chakra. It builds a vibrational spiral ...

Google previewAn Introduction to the Study of Minerals, British Museum (Natural History) (1903)

With a Guide to the Mineral Gallery by Lazarus Fletcher

CERUSSITE is the corresponding lead carbonate : when abun- Case 18b-d. dant it is a valuable ore of the metal. The suite of crystallised specimens is a very fine one, but the specimens from Cardiganshire and Poullaouen, presented by Mr.

Google previewGeological Survey Professional Paper (1955)

Cerussite is the most important oxidized lead mineral, but some coatings of anglesite were found on galena. Zinc content is low in the oxidized zone (H. L. Williams, Jr., oral communication), but some smithsonite and hemimorphite are present.

Google previewCollecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals (2016)

Identification, Values and Lapidary Uses by Patti Polk

Cerussite is a popular display mineral with collectors. Features Composition Lead carbonate Luster Adamantine Opacity Transparent to translucent Cleavage Distinct prismatic Features Gravity 6.5 Environment Oxidation zone ...

Google previewSoil and Water Chemistry (2015)

An Integrative Approach, Second Edition by Michael E. Essington

Because cerussite is the stable mineral phase for chemical conditions in an alkaline soil environment, additional weathering can only result in the dissolution of ...

Google previewO-level Chemistry Challenging Learn-By-Example (Yellowreef) (2013)

by Thomas Bond, Chris Hughes

Cerussite is an ore containing lead as lead(II) carbonate, PbCO3. In order to measure the percentage of lead in the ore, a weighed sample of the ore was crushed and then dissolved in dilute nitric acid. Explain why the ore was crushed before ...

Google previewCambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils (1999)

by A. Bishop, A. Woolley, W. Hamilton, Natural History Museum (London, England)

Occurrence Cerussite is usually of secondary origin, occurring in the oxidized zone of lead veins. lt is frequently found in association with angle- site, galena, smithsonite, pyromorphite and sphalerite. Cerussite is a lead ore, and its name ...

Google previewGeology and Mineral Resources of the Ivanpah Quadrangle, California and Nevada (1956)

by Donnel Foster Hewett

Cerussite is the most important oxidized lead mineral, but some coatings of anglesite were found on galena. Zinc content is low in the oxidized zone (H. L. Williams, Jr.. oral communication), but some smithsonite and hemimorphitc are present.

Google previewThe Geology of the Upper Mississippi Valley Zinc-lead District (1959)

by Allen Van Heyl

Cerussite is a superficial oxidation product of galena and was formed by the action of carbonate meteoric water. It is abundant, as a white or yellowish massive crust on weathered galena above water table, and has been found in a massive ...

Google previewPigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments (2007)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

Cerussite is a secondary mineral, common worldwide, formed by the alteration of galena (q.v.), via the precipitation of anglesite (q.v.). It occurs in the oxidising portion of lead ore deposits (such as in Cornwall and Derbyshire, England; Tsumeb ...

Google previewPigment Compendium (2008)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

Cerussite is a secondary mineral, common worldwide, formed by the alteration of galena (q.v.), via the precipitation of anglesite (q.v.). It occurs in the oxidising portion of lead ore deposits (such as in Cornwall and Derbyshire, England; Tsumeb ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1867)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George William Cox

Next to Galena, Cerussite is the most common ore of lead, but it is not often found in sufficient quantity to be of equal importance to the miner. It is of frequent occurrence in lodes, sometimes also in beds in sedimentary limestone, and is almost ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)

by Judy Hall

Cerussite Crystal system Orthorhombic Chemistry PbCO3 Lead carbonate Hardness 3-3.5 Source Germany, Zambia, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Australia, Namibia Number 2 Zodiac sign Virgo Beneficial for Jet lag, homesickness, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Pure cerussite is white but the mineral may be grey due to the presence of impurities. It forms wellshaped orthorhombic crystals. It occurs in the USA, Spain, and SW Africa.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

Pure cerussite is white but the mineral may be grey due to the presence of impurities. It forms wellshaped orthorhombiccrystals. It occurs in the USA, Spain, and SW Africa.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

Radiating wavellite crystals WAVELLI TE (AISIPOitoHst-mim Prismatic pyromorphite crystals PYROMORPHITE (PbSIPOitcn Dog tooth calcite CARBONATES Crystal Striated cerussite crystal CERUSSITE CALCITE (PbCOa) (CaCOS) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

cerussite (PbCO3), and anglesite (PbSO3). The main zinc minerals are composed of sphalerite (ZnS), marmatite [(Zn, Fe)S], smithsonite (ZnCO3), and zin- cite (ZnO). Pyrite and pyrrhotite ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1879)

by Henry Watts

CERUSSITE. This mineral was observed by N. v. Kokscharow to form two kinds of ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

cerussite. See LEAD. cesium. See CAESIUM. cetrimide ( hexadecanyltrimethylammonium bromide). See SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENT. cetyl trimethyl ammonium bromide (hexadecanyltrimethylammonium bromide).

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

central meridian The line of longitude at the center of a map projection; the meridian about which the geometric properties of a map cerussite projection are symmetric and which is a straight line on the map.

Google previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski

cerussite (white leadl Mineral form of lead carbonate ( PbCO,). It forms in oxidized regions of mineral veins, particularly of GALENA. It has prismatic or needle-shaped ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

cerussite, white lead ore. chalcocite, chalcosine, copper glance. chalcopyrite, copper pyrites. chlorite. chromite. chrysoberyl. chrysolite, see olivine. cinnamon ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

acanthite cassiterite goethite mineral wax silica actinolite celestite graphite molybdenite silicate alabaster cerussite gummite monazite silicon albite chalcedony gypsum muscovite mica/isinsmaltite/smaltine allanite chalcocite halite ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Solid Earth Sciences (2009)

by Philip Kearey

cerussite (PbCO3) An important supergene ore of lead. lDlVl cesium (Cs) At. no. 55, at. wt. 132.9054. An alkali metal. Because of its ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Chemistry

by Blackie

White, colourless, rare pink, vitreous mineral, fluoresces dull orange under UV light, occurs associated with mimetite, cerussite and willemite as oxide zone minerals. Wickenol 101 Wickenol 111 ...

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