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Tungstates

Group of minerals that are compounds of one or more metallic elements and the tungstate radical (WO4). These minerals are heavy, soft, and brittle. The tungstates are usually categorized with the chemically related molybdates, in which they can be partially replaced.
The tungstates are also known as the wolframates.

Scheelite is a Member of the Tungstates



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