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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.
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(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
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(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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The Monster Property contains surface mineralization of cobalt in cobaltite and copper in chalcopyrite, bornite, and minor chalcocite.
When cobalt element is added instead of silicium, cobaltite phase transformation temperatures are lowered in the same way and the austenite and martensite start-finish transformation temperatures are increased by increasing the nickel ratio (Glavatskyy et al., 2006).
XRD of the YBa[Co.sub.2][O.sub.6-[delta]] sample cooled accordingly showed the presence of the yttrium cobaltite YCo[O.sub.3] and the barium cobaltites BaCo[O.sub.3] and BaCo[O.sub.2]63 as products of YBa[Co.sub.2][O.sub.6-[delta]] decomposition.
Marcilla, "Nanostructured porous wires of iron cobaltite: novel positive electrode for high-performance hybrid energy storage devices," Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol.
Cobaltite nanocomposites were used in many technologies, including the production of catalysts and sensors, electrodes and electrochemical devices, due to their unique physical and chemical properties and specific potential.
In soil, As is present in the form of oxides, hydroxide, chlorides, and sulfides, such as enargite ([Cu.sub.3]As[A.sub.4]), cobaltite (CoAsS), and skutterudite (CoAs[S.sub.4]) and its average concentration in different regions of the world is 9.36 mg [kg.sup.-1].
With options for ceramic faced wear parts and a specially designed screw feeder for cakey material the Drymeister-H has applications across a range of industries with typical uses in the processing of retardants, lithium cobaltite, minerals, foods, detergents, pesticides, surfactants and pigments.
Researchers have given a considerable attention in synthesizing cobaltite system by exploring the precursors used, preparation methods, processing control and firing temperatures.
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