argentite

noun

ar·​gen·​tite ˈär-jən-ˌtīt How to pronounce argentite (audio)
: a dark gray or black mineral of metallic luster that consists of native sulfide of silver and is a valuable silver ore

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of argentite was circa 1868

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“Argentite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argentite. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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argentite

noun
ar·​gen·​tite ˈär-jən-ˌtīt How to pronounce argentite (audio)
: a dark gray mineral with a metallic luster that is a sulfide of silver and an ore of silver

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