cerargyrite

noun
ce·rar·gy·rite | \sə̇ˈrärjəˌrīt\
plural -s

Definition of cerargyrite 

1 : a white to pale-yellow or gray mineral consisting of silver chloride AgCl and darkening on exposure to light

2 : a group of isomorphous silver halides that includes mainly cerargyrite, bromyrite, and embolite

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History and Etymology for cerargyrite

French kérargyre cerargyrite (from Greek keras horn + argyros silver), translation of Swedish hornsilver + English -ite

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