Definition of wulfenite
: a tetragonal mineral that is a complex oxide of lead and molybdenum and occurs especially in bright orange-yellow tabular crystals
Origin of wulfenite
German Wulfenit, from F. X. von Wulfen †1805 Austrian mineralogist
First Known Use: 1849
Learn More about wulfenite
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "wulfenite"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up wulfenite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).