Definitions

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.

Etymologies

Charles Boulanger, French mining engineer, +‎ -ite. (Wiktionary)

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