curite

noun cu·rite \ˈkyu̇ˌrīt\

Definition of curite

plural

-s

  1. :  a radioactive mineral 2PbO.5UO3.4H2O occurring in orange acicular crystals and supposed to be a hydrous lead uranyl uranate

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Origin and Etymology of curite

French, from Pierre Curie †1906 French chemist + French -ite


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