Pyrargyrite
Pyrargyrite Py*rar"gy*rite, n. [Gr. ? fire + ? silver.] (Min.) Ruby silver; dark red silver ore. It is a sulphide of antimony and silver, occurring in rhombohedral crystals or massive, and is of a dark red or black color with a metallic adamantine luster. [1913 Webster]

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  • PYRARGYRITE — Appelée aussi «argent rouge» antimonié ou argyrythrose, la pyrargyrite est un sulfoantimoniure d’argent qui possède un système cristallin rhomboédrique hémimorphe. Les individus sont souvent prismatiques. Les formes bipyramidées par macles… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pyrargyrite — Pyrargyrite[1] Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels[2] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pyrargyrite — General Category Sulfosalt Chemical formula Ag3SbS3 …   Wikipedia

  • pyrargyrite — [pī rär′ji rīt΄] n. [Ger pyrargyrit < Gr pyr, FIRE + argyros, silver + Ger it, ITE1] a dark colored, rhombohedral mineral, Ag3SbS3, an ore of silver; silver antimony sulfide …   English World dictionary

  • pyrargyrite — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyrargyrite — pirargiritas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ag₃SbS₃ atitikmenys: angl. pyrargyrite rus. пираргирит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pyrargyrite — pīˈrärjəˌrīt, pə̇ˈr noun ( s) Etymology: German pyrargyrit, from pyr + argyr + it ite : a silver antimony sulfide Ag3SbS3 that is isomorphous with proustite, occurs in rhombohedral crystals or massive, and has a dark red or black color with a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrargyrite — /puy rahr jeuh ruyt /, n. a blackish mineral, silver antimony sulfide, AgSbS3, showing, when transparent, a deep ruby red color by transmitted light; ruby silver: an ore of silver. [1840 50; PYR + Gk árgyr(on) silver + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral… …   Universalium

  • pyrargyrite — noun Ruby silver; dark red silver ore. It is a sulphide of antimony and silver, AgSbS, 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 …   Wiktionary

  • pyrargyrite — pyr·ar·gy·rite …   English syllables

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