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argentite

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noun ar·gen·tite \ˈär-jən-ˌtīt\

Definition of argentite

  1. :  a dark gray or black mineral of metallic luster that consists of native sulfide of silver and is a valuable silver ore



Circa 1868

First Known Use of argentite

circa 1868


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