huebnerite

[hyoob-nuh-rahyt or, often, yoob-]

noun

a reddish-brown mineral of the wolframite group, manganese tungstate, MnWO4, a minor ore of tungsten.

Nearby words

  1. hudson, william henry,
  2. hudsonian godwit,
  3. hudud,
  4. hue,
  5. hue and cry,
  6. hued,
  7. hueless,
  8. huelva,
  9. huemul,
  10. huerta

Origin of huebnerite

after Adolph Huebner, 19th-century German metallurgist; see -ite1

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