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wolframite

[woo l-fruh-mahyt, vawl-] /ˈwʊl frəˌmaɪt, ˈvɔl-/
noun
1.
a mineral, iron manganese tungstate, (Fe,Mn)WO 4 , occurring in heavy grayish-black to brownish-black tabular or bladed crystals: an important ore of tungsten.
Also, wolfram.
Origin of wolframite
1865-1870
1865-70; wolfram + -ite1
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  • Before the war nearly half of the world's supply of tungsten ore (wolframite) came from Burma.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
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wolframite

/ˈwʊlfrəˌmaɪt/
noun
1.
a black to reddish-brown mineral consisting of tungstates of iron and manganese in monoclinic crystalline form: it occurs mainly in quartz veins and is the chief ore of tungsten. Formula: (Fe,Mn)WO4
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