/tung"stuyt/, n.
a yellow or yellowish-green mineral, tungsten trioxide, WO3, usually occurring in a pulverulent form.
[1865-70; TUNGST(EN) + -ITE1]

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  • tungstite — noun An orthorhombic hydrous tungsten oxide mineral formed by the weathering of other tungsten containing minerals …   Wiktionary

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  • tungstite — /ˈtʌŋstaɪt/ (say tungstuyt) noun native tungsten trioxide, WO3, a yellow or yellowish green mineral occurring usually in a pulverulent form. {tungst(en) + ite1} …  

  • tungstite — ˈtəŋzˌtīt, ŋ(k)ˌstīt noun ( s) Etymology: tungst + ite : a mineral WO3.H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous tungsten trioxide and occurring in yellow or yellowish green pulverulent masses …   Useful english dictionary

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