|a silver-white mineral consisting of a telluride of gold and silver in the form of elongated striated crystals: a source of gold in Australia and North America. Formula: (Au,Ag)Te2|
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a gold and silver telluride mineral [(Au,Ag)Te2] in which the ratio of gold to silver atoms is commonly close to 1:1. It is a member of the krennerite group of sulfides and is found associated with them in ore veins formed at low temperatures in Hungary, Australia, Canada, and the western United States. It forms monoclinic crystals. For detailed chemical properties, see sulfide mineral (table)
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