phosgenite

phosgenite

[fos-juh-nahyt, foz-]
noun
a mineral, lead chlorocarbonate, Pb 2 Cl 2 CO 3 , occurring in crystals.

Origin:
1840–50; < German Phosgenit. See phosgene, -ite1

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phosgenite (ˈfɒzdʒɪˌnaɪt)
 
n
a rare fluorescent secondary mineral consisting of lead chloro-carbonate in the form of greyish tetragonal crystals. Formula: Pb2(Cl2CO3)

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