Definition of cuprite in English:

cuprite

Syllabification: cu·prite
Pronunciation: /ˈk(y)o͞oprīt
 
/

noun

A dark red or brownish black mineral consisting of cuprous oxide.
More example sentences
  • Other secondary copper minerals associated with the chrysocolla are malachite, cuprite, and tenorite.
  • The mine is well known for the rare secondary copper minerals that occur in the lode, including paramelaconite, cuprite, malachite, and dioptase.
  • Associated minerals were calcite, copper, cuprite, tenorite, and malachite.

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