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Meaning of "wulfenite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WULFENITE

From German Wulfenit, named after F. X. von Wulfen (1728–1805), Austrian mineralogist.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WULFENITE

wulfenite  [ˈwʊlfəˌnaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WULFENITE

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Wulfenite is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WULFENITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wulfenite

Wulfenite

Wulfenite is a lead molybdate mineral with the formula PbMoO4. It can be most often found as thin tabular crystals with a bright orange-red to yellow-orange color, sometimes brown, although the color can be highly variable. In its yellow form it is sometimes called "yellow lead ore". It crystallizes in the tetragonal system, often occurring as stubby, pyramidal or tabular crystals. It also occurs as earthy, granular masses. It is found in many localities, associated with lead ores as a secondary mineral associated with the oxidized zone of lead deposits. It is also a secondary ore of molybdenum, and is sought by collectors.

Definition of wulfenite in the English dictionary

The definition of wulfenite in the dictionary is a yellow, orange, red, or grey lustrous secondary mineral consisting of lead molybdate in the form of platelike tetragonal crystals. It occurs with lead ores and is a source of molybdenum. Formula: PbMoO4.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WULFENITE


aconite
ˈækəˌnaɪt
amazonite
ˈæməzəˌnaɪt
amblygonite
æmˈblɪɡəˌnaɪt
aphanite
ˈæfəˌnaɪt
austenite
ˈɔːstəˌnaɪt
bentonite
ˈbɛntəˌnaɪt
Gilsonite
ˈɡɪlsəˌnaɪt
hessonite
ˈhɛsəˌnaɪt
kryptonite
ˈkrɪptəˌnaɪt
limonite
ˈlaɪməˌnaɪt
Masonite
ˈmeɪsəˌnaɪt
Mennonite
ˈmɛnəˌnaɪt
morganite
ˈmɔːɡəˌnaɪt
stephanite
ˈstɛfəˌnaɪt
suburbanite
səˈbɜːbəˌnaɪt
taconite
ˈtækəˌnaɪt
tanzanite
ˈtænzəˌnaɪt
titanite
ˈtaɪtəˌnaɪt
vulcanite
ˈvʌlkəˌnaɪt
wollastonite
ˈwʊləstəˌnaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WULFENITE

wudjula
wudu
Wuhan
Wuhsien
Wuhu
wukkas
Wulfila
wunderkind
Wundt
Wuppertal
wurley
wurlie
wurst
wurtzite
wurzel
wus
wushu
Wusih
wuss
wussier

WORDS THAT END LIKE WULFENITE

arenite
arsenite
euxenite
galenite
gehlenite
hiddenite
hypersthenite
ilmenite
infinite
lenite
molybdenite
olivenite
porphyrogenite
pyroxenite
queenite
sagenite
selenite
sienite
syenite
teschenite
Venite

Synonyms and antonyms of wulfenite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wulfenite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WULFENITE

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The translations of wulfenite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wulfenite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

钼铅矿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wulfenita
570 millions of speakers

English

wulfenite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wulfenite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

wulfenite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вульфенит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wulfenite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wulfenite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wulfénite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wulfenite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wulfenit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

水鉛鉛鉱
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wulfenite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wulfenite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wulfenite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wulfenite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वुल्फाइनाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wulfenite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wulfenite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wulfenite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вульфеніт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wulfenit
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

wulfenite
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

wulfenite
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

wulfenite
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

wulfenite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wulfenite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WULFENITE»

The term «wulfenite» is normally little used and occupies the 123.569 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WULFENITE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wulfenite

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WULFENITE»

Discover the use of wulfenite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wulfenite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tables of Gemstone Identification
Roger Dedeyne, Ivo Quintens. Wulfenite Vanadinite Cerussite Simpsonite Wulfenite Vanadinite Cerussite Simpsonite Wulfenite Vanadinite Cerussite Simpsonite Wulfenite Vanadinite Cerussite Simpsonite Wulfenite Vanadinite Cerussite ...
Roger Dedeyne, Ivo Quintens, 2007
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Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering
Notes on the Metallurgy of Wulfenite* Source and Importance of Wulfenite — Description of Its Metallurgical Treatment, Acid Leach, Alkaline Leach, and Fusion Methods — Comparison of These Methods — Costs of Treatment — Tabulated ...
Eugene Franz Roeber, Howard Coon Parmelee, 1919
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Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa
WULFENITE FROM NAMIBIA: SPECIMENS FROM THE TSUMEB MINE WULFENITE Composition: molybdate Crystal system: tetragonal Hardness: 2.75- 3 Specific gravity: 6.5-7 Streak: white Lustre: adamantine, resinous Named after Ernst ...
Bruce Cairncross, 2004
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Mineralogy of Pennsylvania 1922-1965: Supplementing and ...
What is striking, is the variety of color and crystal habit shown by wulfenite crystals present in the same specimen. Square-platy, pale-yellow tablets and elongate, steeply-pyramidal, orange-red crystals may appear side by side. There were ...
Arthur Montgomery, 2008
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The Encyclopedia of Crystals
Wulfenite Crystal system Tetragonal Chemistry PbMo04 Lead molybdate Hardness 3 Source USA, Mexico, Bohemia, Morocco, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Australia Chakra Past life, base, sacral Number 7 Zodiac sign Sagittarius Beneficial for Uterine ...
Judy Hall, 2007
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Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification
Wulfenite is PbMoO4 and forms beautiful individual transparent bright orange crystals and crystal groups of the tetragonal system. Individual crystals are usually square, flat tabular with resinous to subadamantine to adamantine lustre.
Michael O'Donoghue, 2006
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The Pocket Book of Stones
WULFENITE. KEY WORDS Creativity, manifestation, determination, sexuality. alchemy. Earth connection CIIAKRAS Sexual/ Creative (and), Solar Plexus (3rd) ELEMENT Fire PHYSICAL Stimulates metabolism, enhances sexual function and  ...
Robert Simmons, 2011
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U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
Well-formed crystals of orange-yellow wulfenite occur in vugs in the quartz at the north incline. In the face of the fifth level the secondary minerals . are well shown as replacement products of country rock inclosed in the vein. They comprise ...
‎1918
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Ore deposits of Utah
Molybdic acid, however, exists pretty uniformly disseminated in the mines of the Wasatch in the form of wulfenite. Although it occurs in minute quantity, it is rarely absent, and may be regarded as a mineral ogieal characteristic of the districts of  ...
Bert Sylvenus Butler, Gerald Francis Loughlin, Victor Conrad Heikes, 1920
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Geology of the Bristow Quadrangle, Creek County, Oklahoma: ...
Wulfenite occurs only in the oxidized parts of lead veins, and the veins that carry it are found in rather small areas, of which that embracing the southwestern United States and northern Mexico is the largest and most productive, but Spain,  ...
Arthur Earl Fath, 1925

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WULFENITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wulfenite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Molta curiosità alla manifestazione organizzata dalle Aree Protette …
... le pepite della Repubblica Dominicana insieme all'oro nativo della Valle d'Aosta e della California, il cromo diopside del Pakistan, la wulfenite del Messico, ... «AT news, Jun 15»
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Mine Tales: Seventy-Nine a boon for companies, collectors
The mine also is known for cuprian (green) smithsonite, wulfenite and hemimorphite. William Ascarza is an archivist, historian and author of six books including ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jan 15»
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Rare, unusual fossils and minerals, antique advertising items, more …
Lots include a very large Azurite specimen, a massive sulfur stalagmite, a gigantic Wulfenite specimen, a huge natural smoky quartz crystal, a gem quality ... «ArtfixDaily, Sep 14»
4
Old Main Reopens Its Doors
... gems and minerals, including copper, malachite, wulfenite and calcite specimens from southern Arizona and Mexico, are among the pieces on display. «UANews, Aug 14»
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Mine Tales: Aravaipa district has rough history
The Dog Water mine located three-quarters of a mile south of the Grand Reef mine is known for its wulfenite deposits. Sources: W.W. Besse (1981), “The ... «Arizona Daily Star, Aug 14»
6
St. Bonaventure professor takes first at national spelling bee
One by one, Dr. Matz's competitors thinned out as they mispelled words like “chincherinchee,” “wulfenite” or “commissural” during the next two hours. At the ninth ... «Olean Times Herald, Jul 14»
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8 Gorgeous Mineral Gemstones You Probably Never Knew Existed
Wulfenite is found in bright-oranges and yellows. It crystallizes in a tetragonal system, which means it has 7 lattice points. Wulfenite has been mined in Arizona, ... «Huffington Post, Feb 14»
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Yellen's Exclusive Interview, With Yellen
You see,” she indicated, “this purple one is fluorite, and this is wulfenite, and…” “Yes, yes, that's very interesting but are you taking any courses this year?” “Yes ... «New York Times, Oct 13»
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Facts About Molybdenum
It is most often obtained from the minerals molybdenite, wulfenite and powellite. Mineral deposits are in Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Washington, ... «LiveScience.com, May 13»
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Tiger and Mammoth-St. Anthony Mines: the beginnings of the Tri …
They built a processing plant to concentrate wulfenite. Their operation was so successful that they enlarged and remodeled the plant the following year. «Copper Basin News, Sep 12»

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