bayleyite

noun

bay·​ley·​ite
ˈbā-lē-ˌīt
plural -s
: a mineral Mg2(UO2)(CO3)3.18H2O consisting of a rare hydrous magnesium uranyl carbonate of yellow color found in Arizona

Word History

Etymology

William S. Bayley †1943 American geologist + English -ite

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“Bayleyite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bayleyite. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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