noun phos·phu·ran·yl·ite \ˌfäsfyəˈranəlˌīt\

Definition of phosphuranylite



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of phosphuranylite

phosph- + uranyl + -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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