zippeite

noun zip·pe·ite \ˈtsipəˌīt\

Definition of zippeite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral approximately (UO2)2(SO4)(OH)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate of uranium

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Origin and Etymology of zippeite

German zippeit, from Franz X. M. Zippe †1863 Austrian mineralogist + German -it -ite


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