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 for wolframite
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
     soot.] (Min.)
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

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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