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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...
- butter of antimony. Antimony trichloride is prepared by reaction of chlorine with antimony, antimony tribromide, antimony trioxide, or antimony trisulfide...
- 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 pot****ium tartrate, also known as pot****ium antimonyl tartrate, pot****ium antimontarterate, or emetic tartar, has the formula K2Sb2(C4H2O6)2....
- It consists of the elements nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), ****nic (As), antimony (Sb), bi****h (Bi), and perhaps the chemically uncharacterized synthetic...
- consisting of tin (85–99%), antimony (approximately 5–10%), copper (2%), bi****h, and sometimes silver. Copper and antimony (and in antiquity lead) act...
- Antimony chloride may refer to either of the following: Antimony trichloride, SbCl3 Antimony pentachloride, SbCl5 This disambiguation page lists articles...
- Antimony oxide may refer to any of the following: Diantimony tetroxide, Sb2O4 Antimony trioxide, Sb2O3 Antimony pentoxide, Sb2O5 Antimony hexitatridecoxide...