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uranite

[yoo r-uh-nahyt] /ˈyʊər əˌnaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
any of the uranium phosphates, as autunite or torbernite.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < German Uranit. See uranium, -ite1
Related forms
uranitic
[yoo r-uh-nit-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈnɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uranite

uranite

/ˈjʊərəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
any of various minerals containing uranium, esp torbernite or autunite
Derived Forms
uranitic (ˌjʊərəˈnɪtɪk) adjective
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