white lead ore
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white lead ore(lɛd)
(Minerals) another name for cerussite
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|Noun||1.||white lead ore - a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead|
atomic number 82, Pb, lead - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition