wüstite

noun wüst·ite \ˈwu̇ˌstīt, ˈvueˌ-\
variants: less commonly

wustite

\ˈwu̇ˌstīt, ˈvueˌ-\

Definition of wüstite

plural

-s

  1. :  an artificial mineral FeO consisting of ferrous oxide

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Origin and Etymology of wüstite

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


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