Definition of saléeite
: a mineral Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2.10H2O that is a hydrous phosphate of magnesium and uranium and is isomorphous with autunite and torbernite
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Origin and Etymology of saléeite
French, from A. Salée, 20th century Frenchman + French -ite
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