a gray or silvery telluride of gold and silver (Ag,Au)Te, crystallizing in the monoclinic system
Origin of sylvaniteafter (Tran)sylvan(ia), where first found + -ite
A pale brass-yellow to silver-white ore of gold and silver, chiefly (Au,Ag)Te2.
Origin of sylvaniteFrench, after Transylvania.
Transylvania, where it can be found, and -ite.