Definition of Crocoite

1. n. Lead chromate occuring in crystals of a bright hyacinth red color; -- called also red lead ore.



Definition of Crocoite

1. Noun. (minerology) A rare red mineral; lead chromate, PbCrO4. ¹

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Definition of Crocoite

1. a mineral [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocoite

crocodile bird
crocodile tear
crocodile tears
crocodile tears syndrome
crocodilelike
crocodiles
crocodilian
crocodilian reptile
crocodilians
crocodility
crocodyliform
crocodyliforms
crocodylomorph
crocodylomorphs
crocoisite
crocoite (current term)
crocoites
crocolite
croconate
croconates
croconazole
croconic
croconic acid
crocose
crocosmia
crocosmias
crocotta
crocottas
crocs
crocus

Literary usage of Crocoite

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1. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"crocoite Crystals with « P crocoite is bright hyacinth-red, 3p«. 301 (*); P«, To1 (*); oP, and is translucent. Its streak is orange-yellow. ..."

2. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1869)
"The name crocoite is from mí«,-, ... and Breithaupt, in 1841, to crocoite ... the species was not one instituted by Hausmann, we allow crocoite to stand. ..."

3. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Henry Alexander Miers (1902)
"The only chromate of any importance among minerals is crocoite (Germ. ... crocoite is of a beautiful hyacinth-red (which loses its brilliancy on exposure to ..."

4. Complete Mineral Catalog by Warren Mathews Foote (1909)
"2402 Borax .40 182 Unit prism m (110), prism/ (120) and pyramid t (111), similar to fig. 2465 crocoite .75 183 Unit prism m (110), ..."

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