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noun 
  1. (mineralogy) a mineral composed of calcium tungstate; an important tungsten ore
Etymology: Named after the Swedish chemist Karl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786).<ref>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</ref>


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