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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Pedrazzini to the Egleston Collection at the Columbia School of Mines, where there are also a number of other specimens of polybasite and stephanite, as well as a remarkable specimen representing the transition of an argentite crystal into cerargyrite and a fine embolite.