variants or less commonly uranospherite
plural -s
: a mineral (BiO)2U2O7.3H2O that is a hydrous bismuth uranate and occurs in orange-yellow to brick-red half-globular aggregates

Word History


German uranosphaerit, from uran- entry 2 + sphaer- + -it -ite

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“Uranosphaerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranosphaerite. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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