To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.chemeurope.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Tungstite is a hydrous tungsten oxide mineral with formula: WO3·H2O. It is a secondary mineral formed by the weathering of other tungsten containing minerals. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic system in translucent yellow to yellow green masses. It is clay-like with Mohs hardness of 2.5 and a specific gravity of 5.5.
Additional recommended knowledge
It was first described in 1868 for an occurrence near Trumbull, Connecticut.
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tungstite". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|