wulfenite definition by Webster's New World
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a soft, heavy mineral, PbMoO, that is an ore of molybdenum and occurs usually as yellowish, tetragonal crystals; lead molybdate
Origin: German wulfenit, after F. X. von Wulfen (1728-1805), Austrian mineralogist
wulfenite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A usually yellow to orange-brown mineral, PbMoO4, used as a molybdenum ore.
Origin: German Wulfenit, after Franz Xavier von Wulfen (1728-1805), Austrian mineralogist.