- a mineral, silver antimony sulfide, Ag5SbS4: an ore of silver.
Origin of stephanite
1840–50; named after Stephan, Archduke of Austria (died 1867); see -ite1
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Stephanite, stef′a-nīt, n. a metallic iron-black silver sulph-antimonite.