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  • n. A monoclinic-prismatic gray mineral containing bismuth, lead, silver, and sulfur.

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  • If you're wondering whether vikingite can live happily beside eskimoite, the answer is yes. They are closely related minerals composed of differing amounts of Ag, Pb, Bi, and S, and in fact share the same type locality in the Ivigtut Cryolite deposit at Arsuk Firth in West Greenland.

    June 3, 2010