cobaltite

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noun co·balt·ite \ ˈkō-ˌbȯl-ˌtīt , kō-ˈ \
variants: or cobaltine play \-ˌtēn\

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 pigments

Origin and Etymology of cobaltite

cobaltite, alteration of cobaltine, from French, from cobalt


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