phosphuranylite

noun
phos·​phu·​ran·​yl·​ite | \ ˌfäsfyəˈranᵊlˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of phosphuranylite

: a mineral (UO2)3(PO4)26H2O consisting of a hydrous uranyl phosphate and occurring as a deep lemon-yellow powdery substance that exhibits phosphorescence upon exposure to radium emanations

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History and Etymology for phosphuranylite

phosph- + uranyl + -ite

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“Phosphuranylite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phosphuranylite. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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