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Named after the Swedish chemist Karl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786).[1]

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scheelite (countable and uncountable, plural scheelites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral composed of calcium tungstate, with the chemical formula CaWO4; an important tungsten ore.

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Further reading edit

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2024) “Scheelite”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • scheelite”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2024.
  1. ^ James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume II, seventh edition, revised by Charles Palache, Harry Berman, and Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1951

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Noun edit

scheelite f (plural scheelites)

  1. (mineralogy) scheelite

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Noun edit

scheelite f (plural scheeliti)

  1. (mineralogy) scheelite