Cerussite

Posted on September 1, 2021 by John J. Bradshaw, GIA GG

INTRODUCTION Cerussite is a mineral species, lead carbonate, with the formula PbCO3. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic system. It is an important ore of lead. The name is from the Latin, cerussa meaning white lead. The…

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