from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mineralogy, a sulphid of antimony and lead, occurring in plumose, granular, and compact masses, of a bluish lead-gray color and metallic luster.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy A lead antimony sulfide mineral that forms metallic grey monoclinic crystals.


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Charles Boulanger, French mining engineer, +‎ -ite.


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