bröggerite

noun
brög·​ger·​ite | \ ˈbrəgəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of bröggerite

: a thorium-bearing variety of uraninite (U,Th)O2 occurring in octahedral crystals (specific gravity 9.03)

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History and Etymology for bröggerite

Swedish bröggerit, from W. C. Brögger †1940 Norwegian mineralogist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Bröggerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/br%C3%B6ggerite. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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