chalcocite

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Chalcocite
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Noun[edit]

chalcocite (countable and uncountable, plural chalcocites)

  1. (mineralogy) Cuprous sulfide, Cu2S, an important ore of copper.
    • 1905, Waldemar Lindgren, The Copper Deposits of the Clifton-Morenci District, Arizona, page 207:
      Their croppings are either entirely barren or contain only a moderate amount of copper, but much richer ore is ordinarily found just above the chalcocite zone.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Chalcocite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • chalcocite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016