chloroargyrite


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chloroargyrite

(ˌklɔːrəʊˈɑːdʒɪraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a greyish-yellow or colourless soft secondary mineral consisting of silver chloride in cubic crystalline form: a source of silver. Formula: AgCl. Also called: cerargyrite or horn silver
[C19: from Greek keras horn + arguros silver + -ite1]
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