Definitions

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  • n. An orthorhombic-pyramidal creamy white mineral containing gold and tellurium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rare tellurid of gold and silver occurring in orthorhombic crystals at Nagyag in Transylvania. Sometimes called bunsenite.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A small part of the world's supply is obtained from the gold-silver tellurides -- calaverite, sylvanite, krennerite, and petzite.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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