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massicot

[′mas·ə‚kät]
(mineralogy)
PbO A yellow, orthorhombic mineral consisting of lead monoxide; found in the western and southern United States. Also known as lead ocher.

massicot

A yellow amorphous powder, the crystalline form of which is litharge; used as a pigment.
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A study by Massicot and MacNab (1974) involving three separate groups of nine boys (11-13 years) set different training intensities for each group.
Jaune citron or Jaune citron fonce, the opaque yellow of the aureole was identifiable only by technical analysis: yellow lead oxide was detected throughout XRF, insofar allowing us to identify the enamel as the so-called 'giallo de' vetrai' or Massicot.
Near the footwall a few streaks and nodules of remnant galena can still be seen, partially altered to massive anglesite, cerussite and powdery yellow massicot. Other secondary minerals line vugs and coat breccia fragments in the vein.
The Boston-based pianist/bandleader Joel "Masacote" Massicot returns with his latest production, Fantagious (a combination of fantasy and contagious), unveiling a fresh repertoire of Latin jazz scores infused with R&B and Caribbean nuances.