bismuth-glance

bismuthinite

[biz-muhth-uh-nahyt, biz-muh-thuh-]
noun
a mineral, bismuth sulfide, Bi 2 S 3 , occurring in lead-gray masses: an ore of bismuth.
Also called bismuth glance.


Origin:
bismuthine + -ite1

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bismuthinite or bismuth glance (bɪzˈmʌθɪˌnaɪt)
 
n
a grey mineral consisting of bismuth sulphide in orthorhombic crystalline form. It occurs in veins associated with tin, copper, silver, lead, etc, and is a source of bismuth. Formula: Bi2S3
 
bismuth glance or bismuth glance
 
n

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