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What does it look, feel, taste, or smell like?
Tellurium is a silver-white metalloid. Tellurium compounds generally smell awful. If a human being is exposed to tellurium, even in very small amounts — keeping in mind, tellurium is toxic, so people shouldn't be exposed to it, even in very small amounts — their body metabolizes it so that their breath then smells so horrible that, reportedly, lab workers exposed to tellurium had to be given a leave of absence till it worked out of their system.
How was it discovered?
Where did its name come from?
Where is it found?
What are its uses?
Is it dangerous?
Yes. Tellurium is mildly toxic, so people should be very careful when handling it.