tungstite


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tung·stite

 (tŭng′stīt′)
n.
A yellow or yellowish-green mineral, essentially WO3, often occurring with tungsten ores.

tungstite

(ˈtʌŋstaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow earthy rare secondary mineral that consists of tungsten oxide and occurs with tungsten ores. Formula: WO3
[C20: from tungst(en) + -ite1]
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Minerals reported from these vug occurrences are quartz, hubnerite, ferberite, pyrite, galena, sphalerite, tetrahedrite, fluorite, rhodochrosite and rarely native arsenic, tungstite, calcite, dolomite and scheelite.
Arsenic Arsenopyrite (*)Augelite Bornite Chalcopyrite Enargite (*)Fluorapatite Molybdenite (*)Scheelite Stolzite Topaz Tungstite (*)Vivianite Zinnwaldite