molybdenite

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English[edit]

Molybdenite
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Etymology[edit]

From molybdenum +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

molybdenite (countable and uncountable, plural molybdenites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral, molybdenum disulfide MoS2, that is the principal ore of molybdenum; it is structurally similar to graphite and has a similar look and feel.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Molybdenite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • molybdenite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016