argentite

noun
ar·​gen·​tite | \ ˈär-jən-ˌtīt How to pronounce argentite (audio) \

Definition of argentite

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

First Known Use of argentite

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Argentite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argentite. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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