covellite


co·vel·lite

noun \kō-ˈve-ˌlīt, ˈkō-və-ˌ\

Definition of COVELLITE

:  a usually blue mineral consisting of a sulfide of copper

Variants of COVELLITE

co·vel·lite also co·vel·line \-ˌlēn\

Origin of COVELLITE

French covelline, from Niccolò Covelli †1829 Italian chemist
First Known Use: 1850

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