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cobaltite

[ koh-bawl-tahyt, koh-bawl-tahyt ]
/ koʊˈbɔl taɪt, ˈkoʊ bɔlˌtaɪt /
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noun
a mineral, cobalt arsenic sulfide, CoAsS, silver-white with a reddish tinge: an end member of a series of solid solutions that includes gersdorffite; used as an ore of cobalt.
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Origin of cobaltite

First recorded in 1865–70; cobalt + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for cobaltite

cobaltite

cobaltine (ˈkəʊbɔːlˌtiːn, -tɪn)

/ (kəʊˈbɔːltaɪt, ˈkəʊbɔːlˌtaɪt) /

noun
a rare silvery-white mineral consisting of cobalt arsenic sulphide in cubic crystalline form: a major ore of cobalt, used in ceramics. Formula: CoAsS
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