plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Zeunerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zeunerite. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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