Meaning of sylvanite

syl•van•ite

Pronunciation: (sil'vu-nīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, gold silver telluride, (AuAg)Te, silver-white with metallic luster, often occurring in crystals so arranged as to resemble written characters: an ore of gold.
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