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tungstite

[tuhng-stahyt] /ˈtʌŋ staɪt/
noun
1.
a yellow or yellowish-green mineral, tungsten trioxide, WO 3 , usually occurring in a pulverulent form.
Origin of tungstite
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; tungst(en) + -ite1
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tungstite

/ˈtʌŋstaɪt/
noun
1.
a yellow earthy rare secondary mineral that consists of tungsten oxide and occurs with tungsten ores. Formula: WO3
Word Origin
C20: from tungst(en) + -ite1
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