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Valleriite

Definition of the noun Valleriite

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noun

  1. [mineralogy] A trigonal-hexagonal scalenohedral mineral containing aluminum, copper, hydrogen, iron, magnesium, oxygen, and sulfur.

Explanation

Valleriite is an uncommon sulfide mineral of iron and copper with formula: 4S·3₂ or₄₃S₄₆. It is an opaque, soft, bronze-yellow to brown mineral which occurs as nodules or encrustations.

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Google previewMineral Resources (1981)

Genetic Understanding for Practical Applications by National Research Council (U.S.). Geophysics Study Committee

Valleriite is a common late- stage alteration mineral.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

valleriite Mineralogy. 4(Fe.Cu)S-3(Mg.AI)(OH)-„ a very soft, bronze- yellow, opaque, metallic hexagonal mineral occurring in massive form, having a specific gravity of 3.09 to 3. 14 and an undetermined hardness; found in copper-bearing dunites, carbonatites, and serpentinized ultra- mafic rocks. valley Geology, a generally broad, flat land area lying between hills, mountains, or other ...

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Valleriite Meaning

Video shows what valleriite means. A trigonal-hexagonal scalenohedral mineral containing aluminum, copper, hydrogen, iron, magnesium, oxygen, and sulfur.

Scrabble value of V4A1L1L1E1R1I1I1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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