kasolite

noun
kaso·​lite | \ ˈkasəˌlīt, kəˈsōˌl- \
plural -s

Definition of kasolite

: a mineral Pb(UO2)SiO4H2O consisting of a hydrous uranium lead silicate that occurs in yellow-ocher monoclinic crystals

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History and Etymology for kasolite

Kasolo, Katanga, Belgian Congo, its locality + English -ite

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“Kasolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kasolite. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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