covellite

noun co·vel·lite \ kō-ˈve-ˌlīt , ˈkō-və- \
variants: or less commonly covelline play \kō-ˈve-ˌlēn, ˈkō-və-\

Definition of covellite

: a usually blue mineral consisting of a sulfide of copper

Origin and Etymology of covellite

French covelline, from Niccolò Covelli †1829 Italian chemist


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