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(AU AG)TE4 [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mineralogy
Universal entry(ies)
(Au,Ag)Te4
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)Te2
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)2Te4
formula, see observation
DEF

A steel-gray, silver-white, or brass-yellow monoclinic mineral [which] often occurs in implanted crystals resembling written characters.

OBS

Not to be confused with sulvanite or sylvinite.

OBS

So called from Transylvania, where it was first found.

OBS

Chemical formula: (Au,Ag)Te2 or (Au,Ag)Te4 or (Au,Ag)2Te4

French

Domaine(s)
  • Minéralogie
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(Au,Ag)Te4
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)Te2
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)2Te4
formula, see observation
DEF

Tellurure d'argent et d'or cristallisant dans le système monoclinique, de couleur blanc argenté et d'éclat métallique.

OBS

[Ce minéral] est connu sous le nom de «tellurure graphique» ou «or graphique», car ses cristaux semblent imiter une écriture.

OBS

Étymologie : Du nom de la Transylvanie, partie de la Roumanie où le minéral a été trouvé.

OBS

Formule chimique : (Au,Ag)Te2 ou (Au,Ag)Te4 ou (Au,Ag)2Te4

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mineralogía
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(Au,Ag)Te4
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)Te2
formula, see observation
(Au,Ag)2Te4
formula, see observation
DEF

Telururo de oro y plata [...], que cristaliza en el sistema monoclínico.

OBS

Se encuentra en forma de arborescencias dendríticas o de pequeños cristales de color blanco grisáceo, de intenso brillo metálico.

OBS

Fórmula química: (Au,Ag)Te2 o (Au,Ag)Te4 o (Au,Ag)2Te4

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