chloroargyrite

noun

a greyish-yellow or colourless soft secondary mineral consisting of silver chloride in cubic crystalline form: a source of silver. Formula: AgClAlso called: cerargyrite, horn silver

Nearby words

  1. chloro-,
  2. chloroacetic,
  3. chloroacetic acid,
  4. chloroacetone,
  5. chloroacetophenone,
  6. chlorobenzene,
  7. chlorobromide paper,
  8. chlorobromomethane,
  9. chlorocarbon,
  10. chloroethane

Word Origin for chloroargyrite

C19: from Greek keras horn + arguros silver + -ite 1

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