uranocircite

noun
ura·​no·​cir·​cite | \ ˌyu̇rənōˈsərˌsīt, yəˌrān- \
plural -s

Definition of uranocircite

: a mineral Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2.8H2O that is a hydrous barium uranium phosphate in yellow-green crystals and is isomorphous with torbernite, autunite, saléeite, zeunerite, and uranospinite

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History and Etymology for uranocircite

German uranocircit, from uran- entry 2 + Greek kirkos hawk (translation of German falken in Falkenstein, city in central Germany, its locality) + German -it -ite

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“Uranocircite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranocircite. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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