from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A mineral consisting chiefly of the chlorid of silver and the bromide of silver, found in Chili and Mexico: so called because intermediate between cerargyrite and bromyrite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A mineral consisting of both the chloride and the bromide of silver.
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- noun mineralogy A
mineralconsisting of silver chlorideand silver bromide.
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It does not occur free in nature, but is occasionally found in combination with silver as bromargyrite (AgBr) and, together with chloride, in embolite.
(embolite) are fairly common in the oxide zones of silver ores, but are not commercial sources of bromine.