anglesite

anglesite ăng´gləsīt [key], pale green, blue, yellow-to-white, or colorless mineral, a sulfate of lead, PbSO 4, that is formed by oxidation of galena , crystallizing in the orthorhombic system and occurring also in granular or massive form. It is widely distributed and commonly associated with galena and other lead minerals. It is a secondary lead ore.

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