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bismuthinite

[ biz-muhth-uh-nahyt, biz-muh-thuh- ]
/ bɪzˈmʌθ əˌnaɪt, ˈbɪz mə θə- /
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noun
a mineral, bismuth sulfide, Bi2S3, occurring in lead-gray masses: an ore of bismuth.
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Also called bismuth glance .

Origin of bismuthinite

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British Dictionary definitions for bismuthinite

bismuthinite

bismuth glance

/ (bɪzˈmʌθɪˌnaɪt) /

noun
a grey mineral consisting of bismuth sulphide in orthorhombic crystalline form. It occurs in veins associated with tin, copper, silver, lead, etc, and is a source of bismuth. Formula: Bi 2 S 3
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