Definitions for wulfeniteˈwʊl fəˌnaɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a yellow to red, usu. crystalline mineral, lead molybdate, PbMoO4, an ore of molybdenum.
Origin of wulfenite:
1840–50; after F. X. von Wulfen (1728–1805), Austrian scientist; see -ite1
a yellow to orange or brown mineral used as a molybdenum ore
An orange mineral, lead molybdate, PbMoO, found in lead veins.
native lead molybdate occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually tabular, and of a bright orange-yellow to red, gray, or brown color; -- also called yellow lead ore