pyrargyrite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Greek: fire + silver

NounEdit

pyrargyrite (plural pyrargyrites)

  1. (mineralogy) Ruby silver; dark red silver ore. It is a sulphide of antimony and silver, Ag3SbS3, occurring in rhombohedral crystals or massive, and is of a dark red or black color with a metallic adamantine luster; it is an important silver ore
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