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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silicious mineral related to amphibole, perhaps an altered pargasite.
  • n. A rose-red coloring material extracted from the sediment of new red wines. In the sediment of old wines it is replaced by pourprite.
  • n. A sulphid of antimony and copper, now known as chalcostibite.


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