Definition of cuprite in English:


Line breaks: cu|prite
Pronunciation: /ˈkjuːprʌɪt


[mass noun]
  • A dark red or brownish black mineral consisting of cuprous oxide.
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    • 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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