Definition of covelline in English:

covelline

noun

  • another term for covellite
    • ‘He thought the material could be a mixture of sphalerite and covelline.’
    • ‘Native gold is present; and covelline and limonite are secondary minerals.’
    • ‘Minor zones of covelline and bornite have also been detected.’
    • ‘It also occurs separately with allactite and altered covelline.’
    • ‘Minor amounts of chalcopyrite (yellow, bottom centre) are replaced by covelline.’

Pronunciation

covelline

/kəʊˈvɛlʌɪn/