willemite

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English[edit]

Willemite

Etymology[edit]

In honour of Willem I, king of the Netherlands, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

willemite (countable and uncountable, plural willemites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare mineral, zinc silicate, Zn2SiO4, that is a minor ore of zinc.

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021), “Willemite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • willemite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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willemite f (plural willemiti)

  1. (mineralogy) willemite