stibnite

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Related to Antimony sulphide: Selenium sulphide, Antimony sulfide, Copper sulphide
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a soft grey mineral

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The composition of this mixture was antimony sulphide and potassium chlorate mixed with gum arabic, starch, and water.
For example, black kohl (powdered antimony sulphide that is used like eyeliner throughout the Arabian Peninsula) is often mixed with rose water to make an applicable paste, which is said to aid impaired vision.
Subsequent microprobe analysis of these minerals has revealed the presence of antimony sulphide (stibnite Sb2S3) and small quantities of rare native arsenic.
Alcohol in Arabic means 'the finely ground' and refers to the antimony sulphide powder the Arab women used as a cosmetic to darken their eyelids and look more beautiful, just like the ancient Egyptians.