sklodowskite

noun
sklo·​dow·​skite | \ skləˈdȯfˌskīt \
plural -s

Definition of sklodowskite

: a mineral Mg(UO2)2Si2O7.6H2O consisting of a hydrous magnesium uranyl silicate that is isomorphous with uranophane

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History and Etymology for sklodowskite

French, from Marja Sklodowska Curie †1934 Polish born French chemist + French -ite

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“Sklodowskite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sklodowskite. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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