tungstenite

tungstenite

[′təŋ·stə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
WS2 A dark lead gray mineral consisting of tungsten disulfide; occurs in massive form, in scaly or feathery aggregates.
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The top-down method was used for the preparation of quantum dots from natural minerals (graphite, molybdenite, and tungstenite) and synthetic layered materials (h-BN, hBCN, and g-C3N4).
Portuguese firm applies Tungstenite tungsten disulfide dry-film lubricant coatings to mold plates.
Scheelite, tungstenite and cassiterite preceded or accompanied the copper minerals.
Tungstenite was reported by Moh (1973) in ore from level 280, as oriented lamellae in chalcocite, with minor renierite.
a) thiosulfate mechanism (pyrite (Fe[S.sub.2]), molybdenite (Mo[S.sub.2]), and tungstenite (W[S.sub.2])), where iron(III) ions oxides metal sulfides generating thiosulfate as intermediary and main end-product: