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Definition of "stibnite" []

  • A lead-gray mineral, Sb2S3, that is the chief source of antimony. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stibnite" in a sentence
  • "(Sb_ {2} S_ {3}), called stibnite, though it is also found as oxide and as"
  • "The mineral that is used the most to isolate Antimony is called stibnite, also known as antimonite."
  • "Antimony minerals, particularly stibnite, have been known and used since ancient times."