Definition of Melaconite. Meaning of Melaconite. Synonyms of Melaconite

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Definition of Melaconite

Melaconite
Melaconite Me*lac"o*nite, n. [Gr. me`las black + ? dust.] (Min.) An earthy black oxide of copper, arising from the decomposition of other ores.

Meaning of Melaconite from wikipedia

- The Vesuvian sublimate occurrence was originally named melaconise or melaconite by F. S. Beudant in 1832.Tenorite was named in 1841 after the Italian...
- name is derived from the Gr**** word for "near" and the similar mineral melaconite, now known as tenorite. Paramelaconite is black to black with a...
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