ferberite

[ fur-buh-rahyt ]
/ ˈfɜr bəˌraɪt /

noun

a mineral, ferrous tungstate, FeWO4, in the wolframite group: a source of tungsten.

Origin of ferberite

1805–15; named after R. Ferber, 19th-century German mineralogist; see -ite1
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