from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lead antimony sulfide mineral that forms metallic grey monoclinic crystals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mineral of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, usually in plumose masses, also compact. It is a sulphide of antimony and lead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mineralogy, a sulphid of antimony and lead, occurring in plumose, granular, and compact masses, of a bluish lead-gray color and metallic luster.
Charles Boulanger, French mining engineer, + -ite. (Wiktionary)