Cerussite meaning

sə-rŭsīt
A colorless or white mineral, PbCO3 , that is an ore of lead; lead carbonate.
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A soft, heavy, orthorhombic mineral, PbCO3, that is an ore of lead; lead carbonate.
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(mineralogy) A mineral form of lead carbonate, PbCO3, that is an ore of lead.
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Origin of cerussite

  • German Zerussit from Latin cērussa ceruse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin cērussa (“white lead”).

    From Wiktionary