chloroargyrite

/ (ˌklɔːrəʊɑːdʒɪˌraɪt) /

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

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Word Origin for chloroargyrite

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