rutherfordine

noun ruth·er·ford·ine \-fə(r)ˌdēn, -də̇n\

Definition of rutherfordine

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (UO2) (CO3) consisting of uranyl carbonate in dense yellow masses of minute fibers

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Origin and Etymology of rutherfordine

German rutherfordin, from Baron Ernest Rutherford + German -in -ine


First Known Use: 1907


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