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 (kō′bôl-tīt′) also co·balt·ine (-tēn′)
A rare silver-white to gray mineral, cobalt sulfarsenide, CoAsS, that is a cobalt ore and is used in ceramics.


(kəʊˈbɔːltaɪt; ˈkəʊbɔːlˌtaɪt) or


(Minerals) a rare silvery-white mineral consisting of cobalt arsenic sulphide in cubic crystalline form: a major ore of cobalt, used in ceramics. Formula: CoAsS


(koʊˈbɔl taɪt, ˈkoʊ bɔlˌtaɪt)

a mineral, cobalt arsenic sulfide, CoAsS, silver-white with a reddish tinge: an ore of cobalt.
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Noun1.cobaltite - a rare silvery-white mineral; important ore of cobalt
atomic number 27, cobalt, Co - a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
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