Tellurium

Online link https://doi.org/10.3133/pp1802R
Description Tellurium is a rare element obtained as a byproduct of mining for other commodities whose main uses are in photovoltaic solar cells and as an additive to copper, lead, and steel alloys in various types of machinery.
Originators Goldfarb, Richard J.; Berger, Byron R.; George, Micheal W.; Seal, Robert R. II; Schulz, Klaus J. (Editor); DeYoung, John H. Jr. (Editor); Seal, Robert R. II (Editor); and Bradley, Dwight C. (Editor)
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1802

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