stolzite

noun
stolz·​ite | \ ˈstōlˌzīt \
plural -s

Definition of stolzite

: a mineral PbWO4 consisting of a native lead tungstate isomorphous with wulfenite and probably with scheelite and powellite

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History and Etymology for stolzite

German stolzit, from Dr. Stolz, 19th century Bohemian scientist + German -it -ite

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“Stolzite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stolzite. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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