Definition of willemite
: a mineral of varying color consisting of a silicate of zinc and occurring especially in massive or granular forms
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The green color signifies a different type of zinc ore called willemite.
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Origin and Etymology of willemite
German Willemit, from Willem (William) I †1843 king of the Netherlands
First Known Use: circa 1841See Words from the same year
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