[n] - a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds
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Mo·lyb'de·nite noun [ Confer French molybdénite . See Molybdena .] (Min.) A mineral occurring in soft, lead-gray, foliated masses or scales, resembling graphite; sulphide of molybdenum.
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<chemical> A mineral occurring in soft, lead-gray, foliated masses or scales, resembling graphite; sulphide of molybdenum. ... Origin: Cf. F. Molybdenite. See Molybdena. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds
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• (n.) A mineral occurring in soft, lead-gray, foliated masses or scales, resembling graphite; sulphide of molybdenum.
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the most important mineral source of molybdenum, molybdenum disulfide (MoS2). Molybdenite crystals have the same hexagonal symmetry as those of ... [1 related articles]
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Molybdenite is a mineral of molybdenum disulfide, MoS2. Similar in appearance and feel to graphite, molybdenite has a lubricating effect that is a consequence of its layered structure. The atomic structure consists of a sheet of molybdenum atoms sandwiched between sheets of sulfur atoms. The Mo-S b...
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molybdenite (mulib'dunīt, mō–) , a mineral, molybdenum disulfide, MoS2, blue-gray in color, with a metallic luster and greasy feel. It occurs in crystals of the hexagonal system but more commonly in scales, grains, or foliated or massive form. It has an excellent basal cleavage...
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Molybdenite is a grey, metallic-looking mineral with the formulae MoS2 and a relative hardness of 2. It is the main ore of molybdenum and resembles graphite but has a higher specific gravity and a slight blue tint. Molybdenite is formed by hydrothermals in sulphide ore bodies, and also in re-crystal...
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Molybdenum sulphide, MoS2, the chief ore mineral of molybdenum. It possesses a hexagonal crystal structure similar to graphite, has a blue metallic lustre, and is very soft (1–1.5 on the Mohs scale)
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