noun py·ro·stilp·nite \-tilpˌnīt\

Definition of pyrostilpnite



  1. :  a mineral Ag3SbS3 that is a silver antimony sulfide polymorphous with pyrargyrite and occurs in tufts of hyacinth-red monoclinic crystals

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Origin and Etymology of pyrostilpnite

pyr- + Greek stilpnos glistening + -ite — more at stilbum

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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