from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dark grey monoclinic sulfosalt mineral with chemical formula Pb4FeSb6S14.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A steel-gray mineral, of metallic luster, commonly fibrous massive. It is a sulphide of antimony and lead, with a little iron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native sulphid of antimony and lead, commonly occurring in fibrous masses, sometimes in capillary forms (feather-ore). It has a lead-gray color and metallic luster.


Robert Jameson (1774-1854), Scottish mineralogist, and -ite. (Wiktionary)


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