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molybdenite

molybdenite

noun mo·lyb·de·nite \mə-ˈlib-də-ˌnīt\

Definition of MOLYBDENITE

:  a metallic gray usually foliated mineral consisting of molybdenum disulfide that is a major ore of molybdenum

Origin of MOLYBDENITE

New Latin molybdena
First Known Use: 1837

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