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n. - A silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride.

Usage examples (8)
  • It combines with oxygen to form tellurite, and with gold and silver to form sylvanite (Au, Ag) Te2.
  • The most common mineral of tellurium is sylvanite.
  • But the strikes were rich because sylvanite is one of the richest of all gold ores.
  • Experience counts a lot, of course, but I do know something about sylvanite, or white gold. for more
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