Sentence Examples with the word cuprite

The principal ores of copper are the oxides cuprite and melaconite, the carbonates malachite and chessylite, the basic chloride atacamite, the silicate chrysocolla, the sulphides chalcocite, chalcopyrite, erubescite and tetrahedrite.

Cuprous oxide, Cu 2 0, occurs in nature as the mineral cuprite (q.v.).