[n] - a valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)
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Ar'gen·tite noun [ Latin argentum silver.] (Min.) Sulphide of silver; -- also called vitreous silver , or silver glance . It has a metallic luster, a lead-gray color, and is sectile like lead.
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<chemical> Sulphide of silver; also called vitreous silver, or silver glance. It has a metallic luster, a lead-gray colour, and is sectile like lead. ... Origin: L. Argentum silver. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun a valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)
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• (n.) Sulphide of silver; -- also called vitreous silver, or silver glance. It has a metallic luster, a lead-gray color, and is sectile like lead.
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(from the article `acanthite`) Argentite is the high-temperature form of acanthite. Like several other sulfides, selenides, and tellurides of silver and copper, argentite forms ...
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Argentite was primarily treated as a mineral belonging to the galena group, cubic silver sulfide (Ag2S), occasionally found as uneven cubes and octahedra, but more often as dendritic or earthy masses, with a blackish lead-grey color and metallic lustre. All these forms are structurally not argentit...
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Argentite is an important primary silver ore. The name is from Latin meaning 'silver'. Occurs disseminated in galena and in the cementation zone of lead and zinc deposits. Associated with cerussite, chlorargyrite, native silver. It has the formulae Ag2S and a relative hardness of 3.
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1) Mineral 2) Valuable silver ore
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