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Definition of Antimony

Antimony
Antimony An"ti*mo*ny (?; 112), n. [LL. antimonium, of unknown origin.] (Chem.) An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic substances. Atomic weight, 120. Symbol, Sb. Note: It is of tin-white color, brittle, laminated or crystalline, fusible, and vaporizable at a rather low temperature. It is used in some metallic alloys, as type metal and bell metal, and also for medical preparations, which are in general emetics or cathartics. By ancient writers, and some moderns, the term is applied to native gray ore of antimony, or stibnite (the stibium of the Romans, and the sti`mmi of the Greeks, a sulphide of antimony, from which most of the antimony of commerce is obtained. Cervantite, senarmontite, and valentinite are native oxides of antimony.

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- Antimony is a chemical element with the symbol Sb (from Latin: stibium) and atomic number 51. A lustrous gray metalloid, it is found in nature mainly as...
- Antimony is a chemical element with symbol Sb and atomic number 51. Antimony may also refer to: Antimony, Utah, a town in Garfield County, Utah Antimony...
- Antimony(III) oxide is the inorganic compound with the formula Sb2O3. It is the most important commercial compound of antimony. It is found in nature as...
- Antimony pentafluoride is the inorganic compound with the formula SbF5. This colourless, viscous liquid is a valuable Lewis acid and a component of the...
- Antimony pentoxide (molecular formula: Sb2O5) is a chemical compound of antimony and oxygen. It always occurs in hydrated form, Sb2O5·nH2O.[citation needed]...
- Antimony (51Sb) occurs in two stable isotopes, 121Sb and 123Sb. There are 35 artificial radioactive isotopes, the longest-lived of which are 125Sb, with...
- It consists of the elements nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), ****nic (As), antimony (Sb), bi****h (Bi), and perhaps the chemically uncharacterized synthetic...
- Antimony trisulfide (Sb2S3) is found in nature as the crystalline mineral stibnite and the amorphous red mineral (actually a mineraloid) metastibnite....
- Antimony sulfide may refer to either of two compounds of antimony and sulfur: Antimony trisulfide, Sb2S3 Antimony pentasulfide, Sb2S5...
- mixed with approximately 5–10% antimony (in earlier times lead), 2% copper, bi****h, and sometimes silver. Copper and antimony act as hardeners but may be...
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