from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mineral of a silver-white color and metallic luster, occurring in crystals, and also massive and granular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A mineral consisting of antimony and silver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy An orthorhombic-pyramidal mineral containing antimony and silver.


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  • "ruby silver," stephanite or "black silver," and polybasite; the silver-arsenic sulphides, proustite or "light ruby silver" and pearcite; and the silver antimonide, dyscrasite.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology 1915


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