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Uranite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Uranite (Min) A general term for the uranium phosphates, autunite, or lime uranite, and torbernite, or copper uranite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n uranite An ore of uranium, of an emerald-green, grass-green, leek-green, or yellow color, transparent or subtranslucent. Mineralogically it includes two species—autunite, a phosphate of uranium and calcium (lime uranite), and torbernite, a phosphate of uranium and copper (copper uranite). Also called uran-glimmer and uran-mica.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Uranite ū′ra-nīt a greenish ore of uranium
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. uranit, F. uranite,