Definition of Mimetite. Meaning of Mimetite. Synonyms of Mimetite

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Definition of Mimetite

Mimetite
Mimetite Mim"e*tite, n. [Gr. ? an imitator. So called because it resembles pyromorphite.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in pale yellow or brownish hexagonal crystals. It is an arseniate of lead.

Meaning of Mimetite from wikipedia

- Mimetite, whose name derives from the Gr**** Μιμητής mimetes, meaning "imitator", is a lead ****nate chloride mineral (Pb5(AsO4)3Cl) which forms as a secondary...
- Cyrilovite Varieties that are not valid species: Campylite (variety of mimetite) Carnelian (variety of quartz) Cementite (synthetic cohenite) Ceylonite...
- especially sandstones. ****ociated minerals are descloizite, duftite, mimetite, wulfenite, cerussite, azurite and dioptase. Australia, Kintore open cut:...
- Magnesite Malachite Marialite-Meionite Wernerite (var.) Mimetite Moissanite Mottramite Muscovite Fuchsite (var.) Musgravite Narsarsukite Natrolite Nepheline...
- m****es are also found. It is part of a series with two other minerals: mimetite (Pb5(AsO4)3Cl) and vanadinite (Pb5(VO4)3Cl), the resemblance in external...
- suggests a rather complex mixture of chromates and silicates of lead and ****nic. It is considered to be possibly a mixture of crocoite, mimetite and quartz....
- vanadium is leached from wall-rock silicates. ****ociated minerals include mimetite, pyromorphite, descloizite, mottramite, wulfenite, cerussite, anglesite...
- gravity is high, at 7.24, or 7 to 7.2, just a little less than that of mimetite, another lead mineral. Mendipite is soluble in dilute nitric acid, HNO3...
- ****ociated with dioptase, wulfenite, hemihedrite, phoenicochroite, duftite, mimetite, shattuckite, chrysocolla, hemimorphite, willemite and fluorite. Handbook...
- mine fires. It is ****ociated with cerussite, galena, litharge, m****icot, mimetite, native lead, and wulfenite. It occurs in relatively small amounts throughout...
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