Polybasite Pol`y*ba"site, n. [See {Polybasic}.] (Min.) An iron-black ore of silver, consisting of silver, sulphur, and antimony, with some copper and arsenic. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polybasite — is a sulfosalt mineral of silver, copper, antimony and arsenic. Its chemical formula is (SilverCopper)16(AntimonyArsenic)2Sulfur|11.It forms black hexagonal crystals which can show dark red internal reflections. It has a Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 3 …   Wikipedia

  • polybasite — [päl΄i bā′sīt΄, pə lib′ə sīt΄] n. [Ger polybasit < Gr poly (see POLY ) + basis (see BASE1) + Ger it, ITE1] a dark colored mineral, silver copper antimony sulfide, (Ag,Cu) 16Sb2S11, that is an ore of silver …   English World dictionary

  • polybasite — /pol ee bay suyt, peuh lib euh suyt /, n. a blackish mineral, Ag9SbS6: a minor ore of silver. [1820 30; < G Polybasit. See POLY , BASE1, ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       heavy, black sulfosalt mineral, a sulfide of the elements silver, copper, and… …   Universalium

  • polybasite — polibazitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (Ag,Cu)₁₆Sb₂S₁₁ atitikmenys: angl. polybasite rus. полибазит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • polybasite — noun An iron black ore of silver, consisting of silver, sulphur, and antimony, with some copper and arsenic …   Wiktionary

  • polybasite — (po li ba zi t ) s. f. Argent sulfuré contenant une certaine quantité d arsenic, de l antimoine, du cuivre, du fer, etc. et provenant du Mexique …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • polybasite — poly·ba·site …   English syllables

  • polybasite — ˌpälēˈbāˌsīt, lə̇ˈb noun ( s) Etymology: German polybasit, from poly + basi + it ite : an iron black metallic looking ore (Ag,Cu)16Sb2S11 of silver consisting essentially of silver, copper, sulfur, and antimony …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals (synonyms) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association (IMA) is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go …   Wikipedia

  • Polybasit — aus der Husky Mine, Elsa, Galena Hill, Distrikt Mayo Mining, Yukon , Kanada Größe: 2.2 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm Chemische Formel (Ag,Cu)16Sb2S11[1] Mineralk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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