Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tungstate of iron with a little manganese, found in cleavable masses in Sierra Almagrera in southern Spain.

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  • noun mineralogy A monoclinic-prismatic black mineral containing iron, oxygen, and tungsten.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Tungsten ores contain tungsten principally in the form of the minerals scheelite (calcium tungstate), ferberite (iron tungstate), hübnerite

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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