containing ; silver-bearing.
Iron and argentiferous lead are mined in small quantities and other ores have been discovered.
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The gold of Mexico is chiefly found in argentiferous veins, as at Guanaxuato, where it is obtained one ounce in 360.
The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
The ores are argentiferous galena, accompanied by considerable amounts of blende and pyrites, all oxidized near the surface.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
There at present nothing is talked of but copper mines and silver or argentiferous copper ores.
Canada and the Canadians Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
The yield of the argentiferous and cupriferous ores, proved, alas!
The Life of Sir Richard Burton Thomas Wright
The argentiferous galena has in general all the external characters of pure galena.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
argentiferous lead ores form one of the principal sources of silver, and also yield some gold.
The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith
There are mines of chrome, mercury, cinnabar, argentiferous lead and rock salt.
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Formerly all argentiferous lead had to be cupelled, and the resulting litharge then reduced to metallic lead.
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Lead ores (chiefly argentiferous galena) and building stone are found, and iron ore is distributed over the hilly country.
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containing or bearing silver
a ring of color, as around the human nipple. a small interstice, as between the fibers of connective tissue. noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː), -las (anatomy) any small circular area, such as the pigmented ring around the human nipple or the inflamed area surrounding a pimple n. “colored circle around a nipple,” 1706, from Latin areola, […]
a republic in S South America. 1,084,120 sq. mi. (2,807,870 sq. km). Capital: Buenos Aires. Contemporary Examples In theory, the Islands were part of the land given to Argentina by Spain upon independence in 1816. The Never-Ending Falklands War: In Buenos Aires, A Museum’s Selective History Michael Luongo August 29, 2014 The fuel Argentina gave […]
pertaining to or resembling silver. a silvery substance, especially one obtained from fish scales, used in making imitation pearls. any of various silvery marine fishes, especially those of the genus Argentina. a native or inhabitant of Argentina. Argentina (usually preceded by the): They vacationed in the Argentine. of or relating to Argentina. a republic in […]
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a small brown ant, Iridomyrmex humilis, introduced into the southern U.S. from South America: a household and fruit pest.