noun zeu·ner·ite \ˈzȯinəˌrīt\

Definition of zeunerite



  1. :  a mineral Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2.10−16H2O consisting of a hypothetical hydrous copper uranium arsenate analogous to torbernite, autunite, uranocircite, saléeite, and uranospinite and found in natural specimens that generally prove to be metazeunerite

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Origin and Etymology of zeunerite

German zeunerit, from Gustav Zeuner †1907 German physicist and engineer + German -it -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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