Miargyrite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Miargyrite (Min) A mineral of an iron-black color, and very sectile, consisting principally of sulphur, antimony, and silver.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n miargyrite In mineralogy, a sulphid of antimony and silver, occurring in monoclinic crystals of an iron-black color with dark cherry-red streak.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. less + silver. So called because it contains less silver than some kindred ore