wulfenite
noun Etymology: German Wulfenit, from F. X. von Wulfen died 1805 Austrian mineralogist Date: 1849 a tetragonal mineral that is a complex oxide of lead and molybdenum and occurs especially in bright orange-yellow tabular crystals

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  • Wulfenite — Wul fen*ite, n. [So named after F. X. Wulfen, an Australian mineralogist.] (Min.) Native lead molybdate occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually tabular, and of a bright orange yellow to red, gray, or brown color; also called {yellow lead ore}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wulfénite — ● wulfénite nom féminin (de F. X. von Wulfen, nom propre) Molybdate naturel de plomb, quadratique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wulfenite — [wool′fə nīt΄] n. [Ger wulfenit, after F. X. von Wulfen (1728 1805), Austrian mineralogist] a soft, heavy mineral, PbMoO4, that is an ore of molybdenum and occurs usually as yellowish, tetragonal crystals; lead molybdate …   English World dictionary

  • Wulfenite — Infobox mineral name = Wulfenite category = Mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = 320px caption = Wulfenite specimen from the Glove Mine, Arizona formula = Pb [MoO4] molweight = 367.14 gm color = Yellow to Brown habit = Tabular, bipyrmidal… …   Wikipedia

  • wulfenite — /wool feuh nuyt /, n. a lead molybdate mineral, PbMoO4, occurring usually in tabular crystals, and varying in color from grayish to bright yellow or red; yellow lead ore. [1840 50; named after F. X. von Wulfen (1728 1805), Austrian scientist; see …   Universalium

  • wulfenite — vulfenitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė Pb[MoO₄] atitikmenys: angl. wulfenite rus. вульфенит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wulfenite — noun An orange mineral, lead molybdate, PbMoO, found in lead veins …   Wiktionary

  • wulfénite — (vul fé ni t ) s. f. Minéral qui est du plomb molybdaté …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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