covellite

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Covellite
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EtymologyEdit

For Nicolò Covelli, Italian mineralogist, +‎ -ite.

NounEdit

covellite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural covellites)

  1. (mineralogy) A shiny indigo-blue sulfide mineral, CuS, that is an ore of copper.
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