- a blackish mineral, Ag9SbS6: a minor ore of silver.
Origin of polybasite
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- a grey to black mineral consisting of a sulphide of silver, antimony, and copper in the form of platelike monoclinic crystals. It occurs in veins of silver ore. Formula: (Ag,Cu) 16 Sb 2 S 11
C19: from poly- + base 1 + -ite 1
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