lead sulfide


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lead sulfide

[′led ′səl‚fīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
PbS Blue, metallic, cubic crystals that melt at 1120°C, derived from the mineral galena or by reacting hydrogen sulfide gas with a solution of lead nitrate; used in semiconductors and ceramics. Also known as plumbous sulfide.
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