carnotite


car·no·tite

noun \ˈkär-nə-ˌtīt\

Definition of CARNOTITE

:  a yellow to greenish-yellow mineral consisting of a radioactive hydrous vanadate of uranium and potassium that is a source of radium and uranium

Origin of CARNOTITE

French, from M. A. Carnot †1920 French inspector general of mines
First Known Use: 1899

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