tungstite etymology

English word tungstite comes from English -ite, English leaf

Detailed word origin of tungstite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ite English (eng) Forming adjectives (biology) Used to form nouns denoting segments or components of the body or an organ of the body.. (chemistry) Used to form names of certain chemical compounds, especially salts or esters of acids whose name ends in -ous.. (chiefly, US) Used to form demonyms.. (sometimes, pejorative) Used to form nouns denoting followers or adherents of a specified person, idea, doctrine, [...]
leaf English (eng) (botany) A foliage leaf or any of the many and often considerably different structures it can specialise into.. (computing, mathematics) In a tree, a node that has no descendants.. (in the plural) Tea leaves.. A moveable panel, e.g. of a bridge or door, originally one that hinged but now also applied to other forms of movement.. A flat section used to extend the size of a table.. A sheet of [...]
tungstite English (eng) (mineral) An orthorhombic hydrous tungsten oxide mineral formed by the weathering of other tungsten-containing minerals.

Words with the same origin as tungstite

Descendants of -ite
Heracleonite Jainite Odessite andesite aphrodite bauxite carbonite cavorite coltan cordite jeffersonite kambaldaite kryptonite magnetite meteorite muscovite nanite noonkanbahite orichalcum saliotite samsonite silicate socialite sodomite trilobite