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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wolframite \Wol"fram*ite\, n. [G., wolframit, wolfram; wolf wolf
+ rahm cream, soot; cf. G. wolfsruss wolfram, lit., wolf's
Tungstate of iron and manganese, generally of a brownish or
grayish black color, submetallic luster, and high specific
gravity. It occurs in cleavable masses, and also
crystallized. Called also wolfram.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a mineral consisting of iron and manganese tungstate in
crystalline form; the principal ore of tungsten; found in
quartz veins associated with granitic rocks [syn:
wolframite, iron manganese tungsten]
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