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covelline

Line breaks: co|vel¦line
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈvɛlʌɪn
 
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Definition of covelline in English:

noun

Another term for covellite.
Example sentences
  • Minor zones of covelline and bornite have also been detected.
  • Native gold is present; and covelline and limonite are secondary minerals.
  • He thought the material could be a mixture of sphalerite and covelline.

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