Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Copper Sulfide

  • Copper sulfides describe a family of chemical compounds and minerals with the formula CuxSy.
  • Both minerals and synthetic materials comprise these compounds. Some copper sulfides are economically important ores.
  • Synonyms are cupric sulfide, copper sulphide, cuprous sulphide and copper (II) Sulfide.
  • Form of crystalline solid available in blue-black or black colour compound having density 4800 kg m-3.Prominent copper sulfide minerals include Cu2S (Chalcocite) and CuS (covellite). 

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