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Definition of Vulcanite

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hard and inelastic rubber made by the vulcanizing of natural rubber with sulfur
Vulcanite Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Antiques World Dictionary of Antique & Estate Jewelry
A hard, moldable dark brown or black early plastic sometimes erroneously called "gutta percha". This material was used for memorial pieces in the mid-Victorian period.
Vulcanite Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Hard rubber produced by vulcanizing with a large proportion of sulphur.
  
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vulcanite
\vul"can*ite\ (?), n. hard rubber produced by vulcanizing with a large proportion of sulphur.
vulcanite
n : a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber [syn: hard rubber, ebonite]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
(synonym) hard rubber, ebonite
(hypernym) rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc
Vulcanite Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Mineralogy Database

General Information:
 Chemical Formula:
CuTe
 Composition:
(Molecular Weight = 191.15 gm)
Copper 33.24 % Cu
Tellurium 66.76 % Te
 Empirical Formula:
CuTe
 IMA Status:
Approved IMA 1961
Physical Properties:
 Cleavage:
[???] Good
 Color:
bronze or light bronze.
 Density:
7.1
 Diaphaniety:
Opaque
 Hardness:
1-2 - Between Talc and Gypsum
 Luster:
Metallic
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Minerals
C Te
Vulcanite Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Vulcanite is a rare copper telluride mineral. The mineral has a metallic luster, and is a green or bronze-yellow shade. It has a hardness between 1 and 2 on the Mohs scale (between talc and gypsum). Its crystal structure is orthorhombic.

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