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[mass noun] A yellow mineral consisting of hydrated tungsten oxide, typically occurring as a powdery coating on tungsten ores.
- ‘A 20% solution of tungstite of soda is much used for making linen or cotton-materials fireproof.’
Mid 19th century: from tungsten + -ite.
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