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 for Sylvanite
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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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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