schoepite

noun schoep·ite \ ˈskeˌpīt , ˈskə(r)ˌp- \

Definition of schoepite

plural -s
:a mineral probably 4UO3.9H2O that is a hydrous uranium oxide and is found especially in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Origin and Etymology of schoepite

Alfred Schoep, 20th century Belgian mineralogist + English -ite


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