Hessite Hess"ite, n. [After H. Hess.] (Min.) A lead-gray sectile mineral. It is a telluride of silver. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hessite — is a mineral form of disilver telluride (Ag2Te). It is a soft, dark grey mineral which forms monoclinic crystals.It is named after Germain Henri Hess (1802–1850).Hessite is found in the USA in Eagle County, Colorado and in Calaveras County,… …   Wikipedia

  • hessite — [hes′īt΄] n. [after G. H. Hess (1802 50), Swiss chemist + ITE1] a rare, gray, sectile mineral, Ag2Te; silver telluride …   English World dictionary

  • hessite — /hes uyt/, n. a rare mineral, silver telluride, Ag2Te, found in silver ores: sometimes contains gold. [1840 50; named after G. H. Hess, 19th century Swiss chemist; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hessite — noun A mineral form of disilver telluride …   Wiktionary

  • hessite — hess·ite …   English syllables

  • hessite — ˈheˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: German hessit, from Henry Hess died 1850 Swiss chemist in Russia + German it ite : a mineral Ag2Te consisting of a lead gray sectile silver telluride often auriferous and usually massive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Silver telluride — Other names Hessite Identifiers …   Wikipedia

  • Hessit — mit kleinen Goldflecken (Größe: 2,1 x 1,6 x 1,3 cm) Andere Namen Tellursilber[1] Tellursilberglanz Botesit Savodinskit Hölzel Nr. 2.BA.600 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of minerals F-J (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Petzite — Petz ite, n. [From Petz, who analyzed it.] (Min.) A telluride of silver and gold, related to hessite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English