Calaverite Ca`la*ve"rite, n. (Min.) A bronze-yellow massive mineral with metallic luster; a telluride of gold; -- first found in Calaveras County California. [1913 Webster]

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  • Calaverite — Calavérite Calavérite Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels Callaverite Creeple Creek – Colorado (USA) (2x1cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Calavérite — Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels[1] Callaverite Creeple Creek – Colorado (USA) (2x1 cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • calavérite — ● calavérite nom féminin (de Calaveras, nom propre) Tellurure naturel d or, contenant environ 3 % d argent. calavérite [kalaveʀit] n. f. ÉTYM. 1890; de Calaveras, localité de Californie. ❖ ♦ Minér. Tellurure naturel d or (AuTe2) contenant 3%… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • calaverite — ☆ calaverite [kal΄ə ver′īt΄ ] n. [after Calaveras County, Calif., where first discovered + ITE1] a yellow to silver white, monoclinic mineral, AuTe2: an ore of gold, it contains a trace of silver …   English World dictionary

  • Calaverite — Infobox mineral name = Calaverite category = Telluride Mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = AuTe2 molweight = 452.17 gm color = Brass yellow to silver white habit = Bladed and slender striated prisms, also massive… …   Wikipedia

  • calaverite — /kal euh vair uyt/, n. a silver white mineral, gold telluride, AuTe2, containing a little silver: an ore of gold. [1865 70, Amer.; Calaver(as), county in California where first found + ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       a gold telluride mineral (AuTe2)… …   Universalium

  • calaverite — kalaveritas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė AuTe₂ atitikmenys: angl. calaverite rus. калаверит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • calaverite — noun A mineral form of gold telluride AuTe …   Wiktionary

  • calaverite — n. type of gold ore, gold ore that contains a bit of silver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calaverite — cal·a·ver·ite …   English syllables

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