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stephanite

[stef-uh-nahyt]
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  1. a mineral, silver antimony sulfide, Ag5SbS4: an ore of silver.

Origin of stephanite

1840–50; named after Stephan, Archduke of Austria (died 1867); see -ite1
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  • Stephanite, stef′a-nīt, n. a metallic iron-black silver sulph-antimonite.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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