wüstite

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

Definition of wüstite

plural -s
: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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