[ wurt-sahyt ]
/ ˈwɜrt saɪt /
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a dimorph of sphalerite, zinc sulfide, ZnS, similar in structure to greenockite and brownish-black in color.
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Origin of wurtzite
1865–70; <French, named after Charles Wurtz (1817–84), French chemist; see -ite1
OTHER WORDS FROM wurtzitewurtz·it·ic [wert-sit-ik], /wərtˈsɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use wurtzite in a sentence
Isomorphous with greenockite is the hexagonal zinc sulphide (ZnS) known as wurtzite.