jamesonite


jamesonite
/jaym"seuh nuyt'/, n.
a metallic, dark-gray mineral, lead and iron antimony sulfide: formerly mined for lead.
[1815-25; named after Robert Jameson (1774-1854), Scottish scientist; see -ITE1]

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  • Jamesonite — is a sulfosalt mineral, a lead, iron, antimony sulfide with formula Pb4FeSb6S14. With the addition of manganese it forms a series with benavidesite. It is a dark grey metallic mineral which forms acicular prismatic monoclinic crystals. It is soft …   Wikipedia

  • Jamesonite — Ja me*son*ite, n. [From Prof. Jameson, of Edinburgh.] (Min.) A steel gray mineral, of metallic luster, commonly fibrous massive. It is a sulphide of antimony and lead, with a little iron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jamesonite — noun A dark grey monoclinic sulfosalt mineral with chemical formula PbFeSbS …   Wiktionary

  • jamesonite — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ja me so ni t ) s. f. Terme de minéralogie. Sulfure double d antimoine et de plomb …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • jamesonite — jame·son·ite …   English syllables

  • jamesonite — ˈjām(p)səˌnīt, məs noun ( s) Etymology: Robert Jameson died 1854 Scottish mineralogist + English ite : a gray orthorhombic mineral Pb4FeSb6S14 consisting of a lead antimony iron sulfide, having a metallic luster, and occurring in fibrous masses …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pfaffite — Jamesonite Jamesonite [1] Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels …   Wikipédia en Français


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