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stibnite

noun stib·nite \ˈstib-ˌnīt\

Definition of STIBNITE

:  a mineral that consists of the trisulfide of antimony and occurs in orthorhombic lead-gray crystals of metallic luster or in massive form
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Origin of STIBNITE

alteration of obsolete English stibine stibnite, from French, from Latin stibium antimony, from Greek stibi, from Egyptian sṭm
First Known Use: circa 1854

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