Definition of Cerusite

1. n. Native lead carbonate; a mineral occurring in colorless, white, or yellowish transparent crystals, with an adamantine, also massive and compact.



Definition of Cerusite

1. Noun. (alternative form of cerussite) ¹

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Definition of Cerusite

1. a lead ore [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerusite

ceruloplasmins
cerumen
cerumenolysis
cerumenolytic
cerumenolytics
cerumens
ceruminal
ceruminolytic
ceruminoma
ceruminosis
ceruminous
ceruminous glands
ceruse
cerused
ceruses
cerusite (current term)
cerusites
cerussite
cerussites
cervantite
cerveau isole
cervelas
cervelases
cervelat
cervelats
cervelleite
cerveza
cervezas
cervical
cervical amputation

Literary usage of Cerusite

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1. Catalogue of the Minerals, Ores, Rocks and Fossils of the Pacific Coast (1878)
"Azurite and cerusite. -DIANA MINE, BLIND SPRINGS, Mono Co., Cal.—Jas. L. Trask. 432 Silver Ore.—NEW Coso MINE, Inyo Co., Cal.— (See No. 426.)—Cal. ..."

2. Silver and Gold: With Reference Chiefly to the Precious Metals by Rossiter Worthington Raymond (1873)
"The.order ol production has obviously been, first, the cerusite resting on ochraceous iron, manganese and other metallic oxides; next, the wulfenite ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1914)
"So far as the writer has been able to learn no considerable amount of cerusite is known to have been deposited from springs. Indeed, the lead carbonate is ..."

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