Words nearby argentiferous
OTHER WORDS FROM argentiferousnon·ar·gen·tif·er·ous, adjective
Examples from the Web for argentiferous
Iron and argentiferous lead are mined in small quantities and other ores have been discovered.
Argentiferous lead ores form one of the principal sources of silver, and also yield some gold.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
The ores are argentiferous galena, accompanied by considerable amounts of blende and pyrites, all oxidized near the surface.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
There are mines of chrome, mercury, cinnabar, argentiferous lead and rock salt.
The gold of Mexico is chiefly found in argentiferous veins, as at Guanaxuato, where it is obtained one ounce in 360.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California|Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont