Definitions

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  • n. An isometric-hexoctahedral mineral containing antimony and oxygen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Native antimony trioxid (Sb2O3), occurring in isometric octahedrons, also massive: it is colorless or grayish, of a resinous to subadamantine luster.

Etymologies

-ite (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Antimony oxides, including senarmontite, cervantite, and others, are formed near the surface, and in some of the deposits of Mexico and Algeria they supply a large part of the values recovered.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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