Definition of Cobaltite

1. Noun. A rare silvery-white mineral; important ore of cobalt.

Terms within: Atomic Number 27, Co, Cobalt
Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Cobaltite

1. Noun. (minerology) A rare, gray mineral, a mixed sulfide and arsenide of cobalt and iron with the chemical formula CoAsS; it is an ore of cobalt. ¹

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Definition of Cobaltite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cobaltite

cobalt therapies
cobalt therapy
cobalt ultramarine
cobaltarthurite
cobaltate
cobaltates
cobaltaustinite
cobalti-
cobaltian
cobaltic
cobaltiferous
cobaltine
cobaltines
cobaltinitrite
cobaltinitrites
cobaltite (current term)
cobaltites
cobaltkieserite
cobaltkoritnigite
cobaltlotharmeyerite
cobalto-
cobaltoan
cobaltocene
cobaltocenium
cobaltochelatase
cobaltomenite
cobaltosic
cobaltous
cobaltous chloride
cobaltous oxide

Literary usage of Cobaltite

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1. Elementary Quantitative Analysis by Alexander Classen (1878)
"cobaltite. Composition—Cobalt, iron (copper, antimony), arsenic and sulphur. ... cobaltite is decomposed by nitric acid alone, and the acid expelled by ..."

2. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1910)
"The common cobalt-bearing minerals, together with their chemical composition, mode of occurrence, and other characteristics, are given below: cobaltite. ..."

3. Hand-book of Mineral Analysis by Friedrich Wöhler (1871)
"... alone blue chloride of cobalt is formed, in hydrogen gas, metallic cobalt. 67. cobaltite. ... cobaltite."

4. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"cobaltite usually contains some iron and often a little nickel. ... 44.77 20.23 29.17 4.72 1.68 100.57 The crystallization of cobaltite is perfectly ..."

5. Dana's Manual of Mineralogy for the Student of Elementary Mineralogy, the by James Dwight Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1912)
"Color, tin- white, in cobaltite inclining to reddish tone. ... Rare minerals, cobaltite being the commoner. ... Notable occurrences of cobaltite are at ..."

6. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"Soc. 1907, 92, (2) 354.) Rapidly hydrolysed by H2O. Magnesium cobaltite ... Potassium cobaltite. According to Bellucci and Dominici the compounds formerly ..."

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