tellurobismuthite


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tellurobismuthite

[¦tel·yə·rō′biz·mə‚thīt]
(mineralogy)
Bi2Te3 A pale lead gray, hexagonal mineral consisting of a bismuth and tellurium compound; occurs as irregular plates or foliated masses.
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Alt = altaite, Anh = anhydrite, Au = gold, Bn = bornite, Buck = buckhornite, Cv = covellite, Clv = calaverite, Fi = fluid inclusion, Gck = greenockite, Gn = galena, Mo = molybdenite, Ptz = petzite, Py = pyrite, Qtz = quartz, and Tib = tellurobismuthite.
Tellurobismuthite has been identified as microscopic grains in the Nikolaevskiy mine.
Tellurobismuthite (Volk et al., 1995), has been reported, but has not been verified (following rather extensive inquiry) by this author.