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