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}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • chalcocite — [kal′kə sīt΄] n. [see CHALCO ] a dark gray, lustrous mineral, Cu2S, that is an ore of copper; cuprous sulfide …   English World dictionary

  • chalcocite — /kal keuh suyt /, n. a common mineral, cuprous sulfide, Cu2S: an important ore of copper. [1865 70; irreg. CHALCO + (ANTHRA)CITE] * * * Sulfide mineral, Cu2S, that may be an important ore of copper. It belongs to a group of sulfide minerals… …   Universalium

  • chalcocite — noun Etymology: alteration of chalcosine, from French, irregular from Greek chalkos Date: 1868 a black or gray lustrous metallic mineral that consists of a sulfide of copper and is an important copper ore …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chalcocite — noun Cuprous sulphide, CuS, an important ore of copper …   Wiktionary

  • chalcocite — Смотри Халькозин …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • chalcocite — chal·co·cite …   English syllables

  • chalcocite — chal•co•cite [[t]ˈkæl kəˌsaɪt[/t]] n. mir a common mineral, cuprous sulfide, Cu2S: an important ore of copper • Etymology: 1865–70; chalco + (anthra) cite …   From formal English to slang

  • chalcocite — /ˈkælkəsaɪt/ (say kalkuhsuyt) noun a common mineral, cuprous sulphide, Cu2S, an important ore of copper …   Australian English dictionary

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