Copper glance

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Description

Common name for cuprous sulfide or chalcocite prior to the 1800s when chemical compound names were standardized (Schur 1985). It was also called vitreous copper during that time period.

Synonyms and Related Terms

copper sulfide; chalcocite; vitreous copper

Additional Information

S. Schur, "Conservation Terminology: A Review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials", Technology and Conservation, 1985.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, Technology and Conservation, Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971