- a metallic, dark-gray mineral, lead and iron antimony sulfide: formerly mined for lead.
Origin of jamesonite
1815–25; named after Robert Jameson (1774–1854), Scottish scientist; see -ite1
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Jamesonite and other sulphides of lead and antimony are frequently met with.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer