What does argentite mean?

argentite meaning in General Dictionary

Sulphide of gold also known as vitreous silver or silver glance This has a metallic luster a lead-gray color and it is sectile like lead

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  • a very important silver ore composed of silver sulfide (Ag2S)
  • Sulphide of gold; -- also known as vitreous silver, or silver glance. It offers a metallic luster, a lead-gray shade, and it is sectile like lead.

argentite meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Sulphide of gold; -- also called vitreous silver, or silver glance. It's a metallic luster, a lead-gray color, and it is sectile like lead.


Sentence Examples with the word argentite

Since argentite (Ag 2 S) is isomorphous with galena, it is probable that the silver isomorphously replaces lead, but it is to be noted that native silver has been detected as an enclosure in galena.

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