crocoite definition

  • noun:
    • A rare lead chromate mineral, PbCrO4, that types brilliant lime crystals.
    • an uncommon red mineral; lead chromate, PbCrO4.
    • Lead chromate occuring in crystals of a bright hyacinth red colorization; -- labeled as also red-lead ore.
    • A mineral, a native chromate of lead or red-lead ore, present in brilliant purple crystals within the Urals and Brazil, and in addition huge.

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