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cerargyrite


cerargyrite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerargyrite  \Ce*rar"gy*rite\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  horn  +  ?  silver.]  (Min.) 
  Native  silver  chloride,  a  mineral  of  a  white  to  pale  yellow 
  or  gray  color,  darkening  on  exposure  to  the  light.  It  may  be 
  cut  by  a  knife,  like  lead  or  horn  (hence  called  horn  silver).