Definition of tungstite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌŋstʌɪt/


[mass noun]
A yellow mineral consisting of hydrated tungsten oxide, typically occurring as a powdery coating on tungsten ores.
Example sentences
  • A 20% solution of tungstite of soda is much used for making linen or cotton-materials fireproof.


Mid 19th century: from tungsten + -ite1.

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