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Definition of Argentite

Argentite
Argentite Ar"gen*tite, n. [L. argentum silver.] (Min.) Sulphide of silver; -- also called vitreous silver, or silver glance. It has a metallic luster, a lead-gray color, and is sectile like lead.

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- In mineralogy, argentite (from the Latin argentum, silver) is cubic silver sulfide (Ag2S), which can only exist at temperatures above 173 °C, 177 °C or...
- of silver sulfide below 173 °C (343 °F). Argentite is the stable form above that temperature. As argentite cools below that temperature its cubic form...
- silver"), as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. Most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold...
- acanthite (β-form), stable below 179 °C, body centered cubic so-called argentite (α-form), stable above 180 °C, and a high temperature face-centred cubic...
- with sulfur, ****nic, antimony, or chlorine and in various ores such as argentite (Ag2S), chlorargyrite ("horn silver," AgCl), and galena (a lead ore often...
- by the US and ****an.[citation needed] Acanthite (cooled polymorph of Argentite): Ag2S for production of silver Barite: BaSO4 Bauxite Al(OH)3 and AlOOH...
- Aragonite Arcanite Archerite Arctite Arcubisite Ardaite Arfvedsonite Argentite Argutite Argyrodite Armalcolite ****nic ****niosiderite ****noclasite...
- Many important metal ores are sulfides. Significant examples include: argentite (silver sulfide), cinnabar (mercury sulfide), galena (lead sulfide), molybdenite...
- in ores containing sulfur, ****nic, antimony or chlorine. Ores include argentite (Ag2S), chlorargyrite (AgCl) which includes horn silver, and pyrargyrite...
- sulfide)gold(I). The structure is similar to the α form of silver sulfide (argentite), which only exists at high temperatures. It can be prepared by treating...