What does argentiferous mean?

argentiferous meaning in General Dictionary

creating or containing silver as argentiferous lead ore or veins

View more

  • containing or producing silver
  • yielding or containing gold; as, argentiferous lead ore or veins.

argentiferous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) manufacturing or containing silver; as, argentiferous lead ore or veins.


Sentence Examples with the word argentiferous

This reflects the revolutionary change in the history of lead mining since the first discovery of argentiferous lead ores in the Rocky Mountain states in 1864, which became available only after the building of railways.

View more Sentence Examples