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 for Graphic tellurium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graphic \Graph"ic\ (gr[a^]f"[i^]k), Graphical \Graph"ic*al\
     (gr[a^]f"[i^]*kal), a. [L. graphicus, Gr. grafiko`s, fr.
     gra`fein to write; cf. F. graphique. See Graft.]
     1. Of or pertaining to the arts of painting and drawing; of
        or pertaining to graphics; as, graphic art work. [WordNet
        sense 2]
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     2. Of or pertaining to the art of writing.
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     3. Written or engraved; formed of letters or lines.
        [1913 Webster]
              The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all
              his works, not graphical, or composed of letters.
                                                    --Sir T.
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     4. Having the faculty of clear, detailed, and impressive
        description; as, a graphic writer.
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     5. Well delineated; clearly and vividly described;
        characterized by, clear, detailed, and impressive
        description; vivid; evoking lifelike images within the
        mind; as graphic details of the President's sexual
        misbehavior; a graphic description of the accident;
        graphic images of violence. [WordNet sense 5]
     Syn: lifelike, pictorial, vivid.
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     6. Hence: describing nudity or sexual activity in explicit
        detail; as, a novel with graphic sex scenes.
        [WordNet 1.5]
     7. relating to or presented by a graph[2]; as, a graphic
        presentation of the data. [WordNet sense 3]
     Syn: graphical.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     Graphic algebra, a branch of algebra in which, the
        properties of equations are treated by the use of curves
        and straight lines.
     Graphic arts, a name given to those fine arts which pertain
        to the representation on a fiat surface of natural
        objects; as distinguished from music, etc., and also from
     Graphic formula. (Chem.) See under Formula.
     Graphic granite. See under Granite.
     Graphic method, the method of scientific analysis or
        investigation, in which the relations or laws involved in
        tabular numbers are represented to the eye by means of
        curves or other figures; as the daily changes of weather
        by means of curves, the abscissas of which represent the
        hours of the day, and the ordinates the corresponding
        degrees of temperature.
     Graphical statics (Math.), a branch of statics, in which
        the magnitude, direction, and position of forces are
        represented by straight lines
     Graphic tellurium. See Sylvanite.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sylvanite \Syl"van*ite\, n. [Fr. Transylvania, where first
     found.] (Min.)
     A telluride of gold and silver, (Au, Ag)Te2, of a steel
     gray, silver white, or brass yellow. It often occurs in
     implanted crystals resembling written characters, and hence
     is called graphic tellurium. H., 1.5-2. Sp.gr., 7.9-8.3.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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
     [1913 Webster]
     Graphic tellurium. (Min.) See Sylvanite.
     Tellurium glance (Min.), nagyagite; -- called also black
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  graphic tellurium
      n 1: a silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride;
           a source of gold in Australia and America [syn:
           sylvanite, graphic tellurium]

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