Stephanite
Stephanite Steph"an*ite, n. [So named after the Archduke Stephan, mining director of Austria.] (Min.) A sulphide of antimony and silver of an iron-black color and metallic luster; called also {black silver}, and {brittle silver ore}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stephanite — is a silver antimony sulfide mineral with formula: Ag5SbS4 It is composed of 68.8% silver, and sometimes is of importance as an ore of this metal.Under the name Schwarzerz it was mentioned by Georgius Agricola in 1546, and it has been variously… …   Wikipedia

  • Stephanite — Stéphanite Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un antimoniosulfure naturel d argent : Ag5SbS4 Cf. Stephanite Une secte chrétienne dissidente éthiopienne : les Stéphanites Voir… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stéphanite — ● stéphanite nom féminin (du nom de l archiduc Stephan d Autriche ) Antimoniosulfure naturel d argent, de formule Ag5SbS4, orthorhombique. stéphanite [stefanit] n. f. ÉTYM. 1923, Larousse; nom donné par Haidinger à ce minerai en l honneur de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stéphanite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un antimoniosulfure naturel d argent : Ag5SbS4 Cf. Stéphanite (minéral) Une secte chrétienne dissidente éthiopienne : les Stéphanites Voir aussi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stephanite — Brittle Brit tle, a. [OE. britel, brutel, AS. bryttian to dispense, fr. bre[ o]tan to break; akin to Icel. brytja, Sw. bryta, Dan. bryde. Cf. {Brickle}.] Easily broken; apt to break; fragile; not tough or tenacious. [1913 Webster] Farewell, thou… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stephanite — stefanitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ag₅SbS₄ atitikmenys: angl. stephanite rus. стефанит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • stephanite — /stef euh nuyt /, n. a mineral, silver antimony sulfide, Ag5SbS4: an ore of silver. [1840 50; named after Stephan, Archduke of Austria (d. 1867); see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       a sulfosalt mineral, silver antimony sulfide (Ag5SbS4), that occurs… …   Universalium

  • stephanite — noun A sulfide mineral of silver and antimony …   Wiktionary

  • stephanite — steph·an·ite …   English syllables

  • stephanite — ˈstefəˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: German stephanit, from Archduke Stephan of Austria died 1867 + German it ite : a mineral Ag5SbS4 consisting of an orthorhombic iron black sulfide of silver and antimony and having metallic luster …   Useful english dictionary

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