wüstite

noun
wüst·​ite
variants: or less commonly wustite \ ˈwu̇ˌstīt , ˈvᵫˌ-​ \
plural -s

Definition of wüstite

: an artificial mineral FeO consisting of ferrous oxide

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History and Etymology for wüstite

German wüstit, from Ewald Wüst fl1907 German geologist + German -it -ite

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“Wüstite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/w%C3%BCstite. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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