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 for chalcocite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chalcocite \Chal"co*cite\, n. [Gr. chalko`s brass.] (Min.)
     Native copper sulphide, called also copper glance, and
     vitreous copper; a mineral of a black color and metallic
     luster. [Formerly written chalcosine.]
     [1913 Webster] Chalcographer

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a heavy grey mineral that is an ore of copper [syn:
           chalcocite, copper glance]

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