Definition of Chalcocite. Meaning of Chalcocite. Synonyms of Chalcocite

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Chalcocite. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Chalcocite and, of course, Chalcocite synonyms and on the right images related to the word Chalcocite.

Definition of Chalcocite

Chalcocite
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.]

Meaning of Chalcocite from wikipedia

- Chalcocite (/ˈkælkəˌsaɪt/), copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper ore mineral. It is opaque and dark gray to black, with a metallic luster....
- microorganisms. Less commonly, the replacement minerals in petrified wood are chalcocite or other sulfide minerals. These have been mined as copper ore at locations...
- chalcocite, covellite and digenite in the enriched zone of copper orebodies. It is a member of the chalcocite group, and very similar to chalcocite,...
- particularly noted in copper ore deposits where the copper sulfide minerals chalcocite Cu2S, covellite CuS, digenite Cu18S10, and djurleite Cu31S16 are deposited...
- occurrences. It is typically ****ociated with and often intergrown with chalcocite, covellite, djurleite, bornite, chalcopyrite and pyrite. The type locality...
- has the chemical compound Cu2S. It is found in nature as the mineral chalcocite. It has a narrow range of stoichiometry ranging from Cu1.997S to Cu2.000S...
- Name Formula % Copper when pure Chalcopyrite CuFeS2 34.5 Chalcocite Cu2S 79.8 Covellite CuS 66.5 Bornite 2Cu2S·CuS·FeS 63.3 Tetrahedrite Cu3SbS3 + x(Fe...
- chalcopyrite. Chalcopyrite and bornite are both typically replaced by chalcocite and covellite in the supergene enrichment zone of copper deposits. Bornite...
- 2–2.5 VHN100 = 16–18 Gold 2.5 VHN10 = 30–34 Silver 2.5 VHN100 = 61–65 Chalcocite 2.5–3 VHN100 = 84–87 Copper 2.5–3 VHN100 = 77–99 Galena 2.5 VHN100 = 79–104...
- gr****-green meadow." The green turned out to be malachite, located with chalcocite (aka "copper glance"), and the location of the Bonanza claim. A few days...