campylite
Kampylite Kam"py*lite, n. [Gr. ? bent, curved, fr. ? to bend.] (Min.) A variety of mimetite or arseniate of lead in hexagonal prisms of a fine orange yellow. [Written also {campylite}.]

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  • Campylite — is a variety of the lead arsenate mineral mimetite which received the name from the Greek kampylos bent, on account of the barrel shaped bend of its crystals. It has also been used as an alternate name for pyromorphite.It occurs in the upper lead …   Wikipedia

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  • Kampylite — Kam py*lite, n. [Gr. ? bent, curved, fr. ? to bend.] (Min.) A variety of mimetite or arseniate of lead in hexagonal prisms of a fine orange yellow. [Written also {campylite}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mimetite — General Category Arsenate minerals Chemical formula Pb5(As …   Wikipedia

  • Plomb phosphaté — Pyromorphite Pyromorphite Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates Pyromorphite Ussel, Correze France (4x4cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pyromorphite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Pyromorphite Ussel, Correze France (4x4cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mimetite — /mim i tuyt , muy mi /, n. a mineral, lead chloroarsenate, Pb5As3O12Cl, occurring in yellow to brown prismatic crystals or globular masses: a minor ore of lead. [1850 55; < Gk mimet(és) imitator (equiv. to mime (see MIMESIS) + tes agent suffix) + …   Universalium

  • MINÉRALOGIE — La minéralogie a pour but l’étude des minéraux, éléments ou composés naturels. Si la notion d’espèce minérale a longtemps varié, depuis quelques décennies les minéralogistes en donnent la définition suivante: un minéral est un solide naturel,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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