Definition of Graphic tellurium
1. Noun. A silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride; a source of gold in Australia and America.
Terms within: Atomic Number 79, Au, Gold, Atomic Number 52, Te, Tellurium
Generic synonyms: Mineral
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Literary usage of Graphic tellurium
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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1852)
"... with separation of chloride of silver, and forms a solution which gives a white precipitate ou dilution with water. graphic tellurium, from ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... small quantity in the native state and also in combination with various metals, as with gold and silver in the form of graphic tellurium, or sylvanite, ..."
3. A System of Mineralogy: In which Minerals are Arranged According to the by Robert Jameson (1820)
"... GoW-Gion«, or graphic tellurium. 1. Prismatic Gold-Glance. Prismatischer Gold-Glanz, J/o/w. This Species is divided into two subspecies, viz. ..."
4. Elements of Mineralogy: Adapted to the Use of Seminaries and Private Students by John Lee Comstock (1827)
"Obs. The crystals of this variety are arranged so as to resemble written characters, hence the name graphic tellurium. Chem. Char. ..."