What does Seleniferous mean?

Seleniferous meaning in General Dictionary

Containing or impregnated with selenium as seleniferous pyrites

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  • Containing, or impregnated with, selenium; since, seleniferous pyrites.

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It was discovered in 1861 by Sir William Crookes, who, during a spectroscopic examination of the flue-dust produced in the roasting of seleniferous pyrites occurring at Tilkerode in the Harz, observed a green line foreign to all then known spectra.

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