saléeite

noun

sa·​lée·​ite
səˈlāˌīt
plural -s
: a mineral Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2.10H2O that is a hydrous phosphate of magnesium and uranium and is isomorphous with autunite and torbernite

Word History

Etymology

French, from A. Salée, 20th century Frenchman + French -ite

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“Saléeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sal%C3%A9eite. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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