ferberite


ferberite
/ferr"beuh ruyt'/, n.
a mineral, ferrous tungstate, FeWO4, in the wolframite group: a source of tungsten.
[1805-15; named after R. Ferber, 19th-century German mineralogist; see -ITE1]

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      iron-rich variety of the mineral wolframite (q.v.).

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