Meaning of molybdenite

mo•lyb•de•nite

Pronunciation: (mu-lib'du-nīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a soft, graphitelike mineral, molybdenum sulfide, MoS, occurring in foliated masses or scales: the principal ore of molybdenum.
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