huebnerite

noun
hueb·​ner·​ite | \ ˈhēbnəˌrīt, ˈhyüb- \
plural -s

Definition of huebnerite

: 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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History and Etymology for huebnerite

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

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“Huebnerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/huebnerite. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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