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- n. A soft, steel-gray isometric telluride mineral generally deposited by hydrothermal activity and usually associated with rare tellurium and gold minerals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A telluride of silver and gold, related to hessite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of hessite, or silver telluride, containing about 20 percent. of gold.
Petz + -ite, after chemist W. Petz. (Wiktionary)
A small part of the world's supply is obtained from the gold-silver tellurides -- calaverite, sylvanite, krennerite, and petzite.