noun hueb·ner·ite \ˈhēbnəˌrīt, ˈhyüb-\

Definition of huebnerite



  1. :  a mineral MnWO4 consisting of manganese tungstate, having a brownish red to nearly black color, occurring in columnar or foliated masses, and being isomorphous with wolframite

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Origin and Etymology of huebnerite

German hübnerit, from Adolf Hübner, 19th century German foundry superintendent + German -it -ite

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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