renardite

noun re·nard·ite \rə̇ˈnärˌdīt\

Definition of renardite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Pb(UO2)4(PO4)2(OH)4.7H2O consisting of a hydrous basic lead and uranyl phosphate

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Origin and Etymology of renardite

French, from Alphonse Francois Renard †1903 Belgian geologist + French -ite


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