Tellurium glance
Tellurium Tel*lu"ri*um, n. [NL., from L. tellus, -uris, the earth.] (Chem.) A rare nonmetallic element, analogous to sulphur and selenium, occasionally found native as a substance of a silver-white metallic luster, but usually combined with metals, as with gold and silver in the mineral sylvanite, with mercury in Coloradoite, etc. Symbol Te. Atomic weight 125.2. [1913 Webster]

{Graphic tellurium}. (Min.) See {Sylvanite}.

{Tellurium glance} (Min.), nagyagite; -- called also {black tellurium}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tellurium — Tel*lu ri*um, n. [NL., from L. tellus, uris, the earth.] (Chem.) A rare nonmetallic element, analogous to sulphur and selenium, occasionally found native as a substance of a silver white metallic luster, but usually combined with metals, as with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black tellurium — Tellurium Tel*lu ri*um, n. [NL., from L. tellus, uris, the earth.] (Chem.) A rare nonmetallic element, analogous to sulphur and selenium, occasionally found native as a substance of a silver white metallic luster, but usually combined with metals …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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