cobaltite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cobaltite a rare silvery-white mineral; important ore of cobalt
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cobaltite (Min) A mineral of a nearly silver-white color, composed of arsenic, sulphur, and cobalt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cobaltite A sulpharsenide of cobalt. It is a mineral of a silver-white color, with a tinge of red, occurring in isometric crystals, often cubes or pyritohedrons. Also called cobalt-glance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cobaltite a sulpharsenide of cobalt
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ger. kobalt, from kobold, a demon, a nickname given by the German miners, because they supposed it to be a mischievous and hurtful metal.

Usage

In literature:

The principal cobalt minerals are smaltite (cobalt arsenide), cobaltite (cobalt-arsenic sulphide), and linnaeite (cobalt-nickel sulphide).
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
Massive cobaltite has been found in small amount in the Botallack mine, Cornwall.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
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In science:

The present results well explain the recent experimental results of the ultrafast optical spectroscopy in perovskite cobaltites.
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
Temperature induced spin-state transition from the low-T LS insulating state into the high-T HS or IS metallic one is commonly observed in these cobaltites.
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
The present theory provides a possible scenario in recently observed photo-induced hidden state in perovskite cobaltites.
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
Finally, we discuss implications of the present theory for the recent pump-probe experiments in perovskite cobaltites.
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
Okimoto and coworkers performed the femtosecond pumpprobe spectroscopy in a series of cobaltites RBaCo2O6−δ (R=Sm, Gd, and Tb).
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
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