noun Date: circa 1868 a dark gray or black mineral of metallic luster that consists of native sulfide of silver and is a valuable silver ore

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  • Argentite — was primarily treated as a mineral belonging to the galena group, cubic silver sulfide (Ag2S), occasionally found as uneven cubes and octahedra, but more often as dendritic or earthy masses, with a blackish lead grey color and metallic lustre.… …   Wikipedia

  • argentite — [ arʒɑ̃tit ] n. f. • 1869; de argent ♦ Minér. Minerai d argent (sulfure), gris noir. ⇒ argyrose. ● argentite nom féminin Synonyme de argyrose. ● argentite (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Argentite — Ar gen*tite, n. [L. argentum silver.] (Min.) Sulphide of silver; also called {vitreous silver}, or {silver glance}. It has a metallic luster, a lead gray color, and is sectile like lead. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argentite — s. f. [Mineralogia] Mineral monométrico, sulfureto de prata, um dos mais preciosos e ricos minérios de prata.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: argentita …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • argentite — [är′jəntīt΄] n. [< L argentum (see ARGENT) + ITE1] native silver sulfide, a lead gray cubic mineral, Ag2S, that is an important ore of silver …   English World dictionary

  • Argentite — Acanthite Acanthite Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels Acanthite Abrahamschacht, Freiberg, Saxe Allemagne (4x3cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • argentite — argentitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Ag₂S atitikmenys: angl. argentite; vitreous silver rus. аргентит; серебряный блеск …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • argentite — argentitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Anijonas, turintis centrinį Ag(I) atomą. atitikmenys: angl. argentite rus. аргентит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • argentite — /ahr jeuhn tuyt /, n. a dark lead gray sectile mineral, silver sulfide, Ag2S, occurring in crystals and as formless aggregates: an important ore of silver. [1830 40; ARGENT + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • argentite — noun silver sulphide, (), a primary ore of silver, in cubic or hexoctahedral crystals …   Wiktionary

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