|a green, yellow, brown, or grey secondary mineral that consists of lead chloro-phosphate in the form of hexagonal crystals. Formula: Pb5Cl(PO4)3|
|[C19: from German Pyromorphit, from |
phosphate mineral, lead chloride phosphate [Pb5(PO4)3Cl], that is a minor ore of lead. It occurs with galena, cerussite, and limonite in the oxidized zone of lead deposits, where it forms very brightly coloured, heavy, barrel-shaped crystals or globular masses. For properties, see phosphate mineral (table)
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