thorogummite

noun

tho·​ro·​gummite
ˌthōrəˈgəˌmīt,
ˌthȯr-
: a decomposition mineral approximately Th2(UO2)Si3O11.3H2O that is a hydrous silicate of thorium and uranium

Word History

Etymology

thorium + -o- + gummite

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“Thorogummite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thorogummite. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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