melaconite


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melaconite

(mɛˈlækəˌnaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) the massive variety of tenorite
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(2003) This study Azurite X X Barite X Brochantite X X Chalcocite X X Chalcanthite X Chrysocolla X X Copper X X Covellite X Cuprite X X Delafossite X Malachite X X Neotocite X Plancheite X Tenorite ("melaconite") X X [FIGURE 15 OMITTED]
Cuprite was first recognized at Butte by Emmons and Tower (1897), in association with native copper and tenorite, which they reported as "melaconite." Weed (1912) added more information.