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Dark blue, green, violet or grayish black powder. Cuprous sulfide occurs in nature as the mineral Chalcocite. It is used in luminous paints and antifouling paints
Synonyms and Related Terms
copper glance; chalcocite;
Physical and Chemical Properties
- Rhombic crystals.
- Soluble in ammonium hydroxide. Insoluble in water.
- Decomposed by nitric acid.
|Melting Point||1100 C|
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 159.16|