Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sulfide of silver and antimony.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral of an iron-black color, and very sectile, consisting principally of sulphur, antimony, and silver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mineralogy, a sulphid of antimony and silver, occurring in monoclinic crystals of an iron-black color with dark cherry-red streak.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek meyon, "smaller", and argyros, "silver", as its silver content is lower than most silver sulfides. (Wiktionary)

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