allemontite

[al-uh-mon-tahyt]

noun

a white to gray, brittle mineral, antimony arsenide, AsSb, occurring in reniform masses: formerly used as an ore of arsenic.

Nearby words

  1. allelopathy,
  2. allelotaxis,
  3. alleluia,
  4. allemande,
  5. allemande sauce,
  6. allen,
  7. allen key,
  8. allen park,
  9. allen screw,
  10. allen test

Origin of allemontite

1830–40; named after Allemont (place in France where found); see -ite1

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