miargyrite

Miargyrite

Mi*ar"gy*rite\, n. [Gr. ? less + ? silver. So called because it contains less silver than some kindred ore.] (Min.) A mineral of an iron-black color, and very sectile, consisting principally of sulphur, antimony, and silver.
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