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  • The principal ores of copper are the oxides cuprite and melaconite, the carbonates malachite and chessylite, the basic chloride atacamite, the silicate chrysocolla, the sulphides chalcocite, chalcopyrite, erubescite and tetrahedrite.
  • Cuprite occurs in most cupriferous mines, but never by itself in large quantities.
  • Cuprous oxide, Cu 2 0, occurs in nature as the mineral cuprite (q.v.).
  • These mountains are still the chief source of copper, but the ores, chiefly cuprite, malachite and chrysocolla, are also found in various parts of the Piedmont region.

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