a soft, heavy, orthorhombic mineral, PbCO, that is an ore of lead; lead carbonate
Origin of cerussite; from Classical Latin cerussa (see ceruse) + -ite
A colorless or white mineral, PbCO3, that is an ore of lead; lead carbonate.
Origin of cerussiteGerman Zerussit, from Latin c&emacron;russa, ceruse.
(countable and uncountable, plural cerussites)
From Latin cērussa (“white lead”).