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molybdenite

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noun mo·lyb·de·nite \mə-ˈlib-də-ˌnīt\

Definition of molybdenite

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



Origin and Etymology of molybdenite

New Latin molybdena


First Known Use: 1837


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