Willemite Wil"lem*ite, n. [From Willem I., king of the Netherlands.] (Min.) A silicate of zinc, usually occurring massive and of a greenish yellow color, also in reddish crystals (troostite) containing manganese. [1913 Webster]

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  • willémite — ● willémite nom féminin (du nom de Guillaume Ier [néerlandais Willem], roi de Hollande) Silicate naturel de zinc Zn2SiO4, rhomboédrique. (C est un minerai de zinc.) ⇒WILLEMITE, subst. fém. MINÉR. Silicate naturel de zinc, utilisé notamment pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • willemite — [wil′ə mīt΄] n. [Du willemit, after Willem I (1772 1843), king of the Netherlands] a hard, rhombohedral mineral, Zn2SiO4, an ore of zinc; zinc silicate: cf. TROOSTITE …   English World dictionary

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  • Willemite — Infobox mineral name = Willemite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = Willemite with franklinite from New Jersey formula = Zinc silicate (Zn2SiO4) molweight = color = Blue to Green habit = system = Rhombohedral twinning =… …   Wikipedia

  • willemite — vilemitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Zn₂SiO₄ atitikmenys: angl. willemite rus. виллемит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • willemite — noun Etymology: German Willemit, from Willem (William) I died 1843 king of the Netherlands Date: circa 1841 a mineral of varying color consisting of a silicate of zinc and occurring especially in massive or granular forms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • willemite — /wil euh muyt /, n. a mineral, a zinc silicate, Zn2SiO4, sometimes containing manganese, occurring in prismatic crystals or granular masses, usually greenish, sometimes white, brown, or red: a minor ore of zinc. [1835 45; named after King WILLEM… …   Universalium

  • willemite — noun A rare mineral, zinc silicate, ZnSiO, that is a minor ore of zinc …   Wiktionary

  • willemite — wil·le·mì·te s.f. TS mineral. minerale molto raro di colore vario, costituito da silicato di zinco, che cristallizza nel sistema trigonale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1875. ETIMO: der. del n.p.m. Willem, it. Guglielmo, nome del re di Olanda Willem I …   Dizionario italiano

  • willemite — wil·lem·ite …   English syllables

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