alamosite


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alamosite

[‚al·ə′mō‚sīt]
(mineralogy)
PbSiO3 A white or colorless monoclinic mineral consisting of lead silicate and occurring in radiating fibers; hardness is 4.5 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 6.5.
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Secondary standards included synthetic yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) and alamosite (Pb[SiO.