Lanarkite Lan"ark*ite, n. [From Lanarkshire, a county in Scotland.] (Min.) A mineral consisting of sulphate of lead, occurring either massive or in long slender prisms, of a greenish white or gray color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lanarkite — is a mineral, a form of lead sulfate with formula Pb2(SO4)O. It was originally found at Leadhills in the Scottish county of Lanarkshire, hence the name. It forms white or light green, acicular monoclinic prismatic crystals, usually microscopic in …   Wikipedia

  • lanarkite — ● lanarkite nom féminin (de Lanark, nom propre) Sulfate naturel de plomb, cristallisant dans le système monoclinique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lanarkite — noun A mineral form of lead sulfate with the chemical formula Pb(SO)O, an oxidation product of galena, whose acicular monoclinic prismatic crystals are white or light green …   Wiktionary

  • lanarkite — lan·ark·ite …   English syllables

  • lanarkite — ˈlanə(r)ˌkīt noun ( s) Etymology: French, from Lanark county, Scotland + French ite : a mineral Pb2OSO4 consisting of a basic lead sulfate occurring massive or in monoclinic crystals …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lanarkit — aus Leadhills, Schottland Chemische Formel Pb2[O|SO4][1] Mineralklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

  • Leadhills — is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5¾ miles WSW of Elvanfoot. Population (1901) 835. It is the second highest village in Scotland after Wanlockhead, lying 395m (1295ft) above sea level, near the source of Glengonnar Water, an affluent… …   Wikipedia

  • Leadhillite — is a lead sulfate carbonate hydroxide mineral, often associated with anglesite. It has the formula Pb4SO4(CO3)2(OH)2. Leadhillite crystallizes in the monoclinic system, but forms pseudo hexagonal forms due to crystal twinning. It forms… …   Wikipedia

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