kongsbergite

kongsbergite

[′kaŋz‚bər‚gīt]
(mineralogy)
A silver-rich variety of a native amalgam composed of silver (95) and mercury (5).
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From Spain Jordi Fabre had a fine suite of kongsbergite, a new species for the country, collected early this year from an old silver mine at Roza de Santa Matilde, Les Herreires, Almeria, recently cut by a quarry working a related barite deposit.