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gummite

[guhm-ahyt] /ˈgʌm aɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a yellow to red alteration product of pitchblende and a minor ore of uranium, having a greasy luster and occurring in gumlike masses.
Origin of gummite
1865-1870
1865-70; orig. German Gummit. See gum1, -ite1
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gummite

/ˈɡʌmaɪt/
noun
1.
an orange or yellowish amorphous secondary mineral consisting of hydrated uranium oxides
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