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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πῦρ (pûr, fire) +‎ ἄργῠρος (árguros, silver).

NounEdit

pyrargyrite (plural pyrargyrites)

  1. (mineralogy) Ruby silver; dark red or black-coloured silver ore with a metallic adamantine luster, a sulphide of antimony and silver, Ag3SbS3, occurring in rhombohedral crystals

Further readingEdit

  • Pyrargyrite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • pyrargyrite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016