1. [syn: pyromorphite, green lead ore]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pyromorphite \Pyr`o*mor"phite\, n. [G. pyromorphit, from Gr. ?
fire + morfh` form.] (Min.)
Native lead phosphate with lead chloride, occurring in bright
green and brown hexagonal crystals and also massive; -- so
called because a fused globule crystallizes in cooling.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a mineral consisting of lead chloride and phosphate; a
minor source of lead [syn: pyromorphite, green lead