cerargyrite


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cerargyrite

(sɪˈrɑːdʒɪˌraɪt)
n
(Minerals) another name for chloroargyrite
[C19: from Greek keras horn + arguros silver + -ite1]
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Mercury minerals are altered, cerargyrite changes and andorite tarnishes.
The most common precious-metal-bearing mineral is cerargyrite (AgCl).
In an earlier news release, Fischer-Watt had noted that the silver values found to-date, in the near-surface oxidized portions of the Mercedes vein, were in a silver chloride mineral called cerargyrite, or horn silver.