copper sulfide

noun

: any sulfide of copper: such as
a
: the black crystalline sulfide Cu2S occurring naturally as chalcocite

called also cuprous sulfide

b
: the black, bluish black, or brownish black crystalline sulfide CuS occurring naturally as covellite and precipitated by hydrogen sulfide from a solution of a cupric salt

called also cupric sulfide

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“Copper sulfide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper%20sulfide. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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