Definición de uraninite en inglés:

uraninite

Saltos de línea: ur¦an¦in|ite
Pronunciación: /jʊˈranɪnʌɪt
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • A black, grey, or brown mineral which consists mainly of uranium dioxide and is the chief ore of uranium.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Arsenopyrite, cassiterite, molybdenite, wolframite, uraninite, and several of the common sulfides have all been observed at various locations.
    • Other accessory minerals are apatite, zircon, monazite, huttonite and rare xenotime, uraninite and betafite.
    • A comprehensive discussion of the mineralogy and occurrence of uraninite has been given by Frondel, to which the reader is strongly referred.

Origen

late 19th century: from urano-2 + -ite1.

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