tyuyamunite

noun tyu·ya·mu·nite \ˌtyü(y)əˈmüˌnīt, ˌchü-\

Definition of tyuyamunite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2.nH2O that is a hydrous vanadate of calcium and uranium and that is important as an ore of uranium

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Origin and Etymology of tyuyamunite

Tyuya Muyun, name of a hill in Fergana, Turkistan, U.S.S.R. + English -ite


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