Melanochroite
Melanochroite Mel`a*no*chro"ite, n. [See {Melanochroic}.] (Min.) A mineral of a red, or brownish or yellowish red color. It is a chromate of lead; -- called also {ph[oe]nicocroite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • melanochroite — Min. (mɛlənəʊˈkrəʊaɪt) [First in G. melanochroit, f. Gr. µελανόχροος black coloured + ite.] = phœnicochroite. R. D. Thomson s Rec. Gen. Sci. I. 273. T. Thomson Min., Geol., etc. I. 561. Dana Syst. Min. 234 …   Useful english dictionary

  • melanochroite — noun An alternate name for phoenicochroite …   Wiktionary

  • phoenicocroite — Melanochroite Mel a*no*chro ite, n. [See {Melanochroic}.] (Min.) A mineral of a red, or brownish or yellowish red color. It is a chromate of lead; called also {ph[oe]nicocroite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phoenicochroite — Phoenicochroite, also known as melanochroite, is a lead chromate mineral with formula Pb2OCrO4. It forms striking orange red crystals. It was first discovered in 1839 in Beryozovskoye deposit, Urals, Russia.[1] References ^ Mindat.org …   Wikipedia

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