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- n. An orthorhombic antimony oxide mineral.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Native oxid of antimony (Sb2O3), occurring in orthorhombic crystals and massive, of a white to brown or pink color and adamantine luster. It has the same composition as senarmontite, but differs in crystalline form. Also called antimony-bloom.
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Antimony is frequently found from the ores stibnite and valentinite.