Definition of anglesite in English:

anglesite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A lead-containing mineral found in colourless, white, or grey crystals or masses and typically formed by the oxidation of galena.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From French anglesite from angles- + -ite.

Pronunciation

anglesite

/ˈaŋɡlzʌɪt//ˈaŋɡlsʌɪt//ˈaŋɡlɪsʌɪt/