zeu·​ner·​ite | \ ˈzȯinəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of zeunerite

: 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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History and Etymology for zeunerite

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

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“Zeunerite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zeunerite. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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