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  • n. A grey monoclinic sulfosalt mineral with chemical formula Pb14(As,Sb)6S23.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native sulphid of arsenic and lead occurring in orthorhombic crystals of a gray color and brilliant metallic luster: from the dolomite of the Binnenthal, or valley of Binn, canton of Valais, Switzerland.


Dr H Jordan (1808-1887), its discoverer, and -ite. (Wiktionary)


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