plural -s
: 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

Word History


phosph- + uranyl + -ite

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“Phosphuranylite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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