cobaltite


co·balt·ite

noun \ˈkō-ˌbl-ˌtīt, kō-ˈ\

Definition of COBALTITE

:  a grayish to silver-white mineral consisting of a sulfur arsenide of cobalt also containing iron and sometimes nickel and used in making smalt

Variants of COBALTITE

co·balt·ite or co·balt·ine \-ˌtēn\

Origin of COBALTITE

cobaltite, alteration of cobaltine, from French, from cobalt
First Known Use: 1868

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