cobaltite

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noun co·balt·ite \ˈkō-ˌbȯl-ˌtīt, kō-ˈ\
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cobaltine

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Definition of cobaltite

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1868


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