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chalcocite Explained

chalcocite at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Sulfide mineral, Cu2S, that may be an important ore of copper. It belongs to a group of sulfide minerals formed at relatively low temperatures. Chalcocite alters to native copper and other copper minerals. Valuable deposits occur in Nevada and Arizona, where other components of the original rock have been dissolved away; chalcocite is also found with bornite in sulfide veins in Montana and Namibia.

Chalcocite at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chalcocite \Chal"co*cite\, n. [Gr. chalko`s brass.] (Min.)
Native copper sulphide, called also {copper glance}, and
{vitreous copper}; a mineral of a black color and metallic
luster. [Formerly written {chalcosine}.]

chalcocite at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

chalcocite
n : a heavy gray mineral that is an ore of copper [syn: {copper
glance}]

chalcocite at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
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Noun

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  • Inter: minera » l Cuprous sulphide, Cu2S, an important ore of copper.

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