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stephanite

[stef-uh-nahyt] /ˈstɛf əˌnaɪt/
noun
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a mineral, silver antimony sulfide, Ag 5 SbS 4 : an ore of silver.
Origin of stephanite
1840-1850
1840-50; named after Stephan, Archduke of Austria (died 1867); see -ite1
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  • Silver was also produced from ores including tetrahedrite, stephanite, and pyrargyrite.

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