antimonite


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antimonite

[′an·tə·mə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Sb2S3 A lead-gray antimony sulfide mineral, the primary source of antimony; sometimes contains gold or silver; has a brilliant metallic luster, and occurs as prismatic orthorhombic crystals in massive forms. Also known as antimony glance; gray antimony; stibium; stibnite.
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`Fothergill used principally the unwashed caix or diaphoretic antimony, a mixture of antimoniate and antimonite of potash and a preparation of very uncertain strength ...
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Recently, it was also found that the stability of LmAQP1 mRNA in different Leishmania species is regulated by their 3'-untranslated regions, resulting in different sensitivity to antimonite (Mandal et al., 2015).
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