caledonite definition

  • noun:
    • A basic carbonate / sulfate mineral of copper and lead
    • A hydrous sulphate of copper and lead, within some elements of Caledonia or Scotland.
    • A blue or greenish-blue mineral, a hydrous sulphate of lead and copper, within attached crystals, with other ores of lead, at Leadhills in Lanarkshire, Scotland, and at Roughten Gill in Cumberland, England, additionally in Hungary plus the Harz hills.
    • a fundamental carbonate / sulfate mineral of copper and lead
    • A hydrous sulphate of copper and lead, present in some areas of Caledonia or Scotland.
    • A blue or greenish-blue mineral, a hydrous sulphate of lead and copper, found in affixed crystals, with other ores of lead, at Leadhills in Lanarkshire, Scotland, at Roughten Gill in Cumberland, England, also in Hungary together with Harz mountains.
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