copper uranite
Torbernite Tor"bern*ite, n. [So named after Torber Bergmann, a Swedish chemist.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in emerald-green tabular crystals having a micaceous structure. It is a hydrous phosphate of uranium and copper. Called also {copper uranite}, and {chalcolite}. [1913 Webster]

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  • copper uranite — /kɒpə ˈjurənaɪt/ (say kopuh yoohruhnuyt) noun → torbernite. Also, cupro uranite …   Australian English dictionary

  • copper uranite — noun The mineral cuprouranite or torbernite …   Wiktionary

  • Uranite — U ra*nite, n. [Cf. G. uranit, F. uranite.] (Min.) A general term for the uranium phosphates, autunite, or lime uranite, and torbernite, or copper uranite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cupro-uranite — /kjuprə ˈjʊərənaɪt/ (say kyoohpruh yoouhruhnuyt) noun → copper uranite …   Australian English dictionary

  • Torbernite — Entraygues, Aveyron, Midi Pyrénées, France General Category Phosphate minerals …   Wikipedia

  • torbernite — /tawr beuhr nuyt /, n. a mineral, hydrated copper uranium phosphate, CuU2P2O12·12H2O, occurring in square tabular crystals of a bright green color: a minor ore of uranium; copper uranite. Also called chalcolite. [1850 55; named after Torbern… …   Universalium

  • chalcolite — Torbernite Tor bern*ite, n. [So named after Torber Bergmann, a Swedish chemist.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in emerald green tabular crystals having a micaceous structure. It is a hydrous phosphate of uranium and copper. Called also {copper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torbernite — Tor bern*ite, n. [So named after Torber Bergmann, a Swedish chemist.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in emerald green tabular crystals having a micaceous structure. It is a hydrous phosphate of uranium and copper. Called also {copper uranite}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torbernite — /ˈtɔbənaɪt/ (say tawbuhnuyt) noun a mineral, hydrated copper uranium phosphate, CuU2P2O12.12H2O, a minor ore of uranium, occurring in square tabular crystals of a bright green colour; copper uranite. {named after Torber Bergmann, 1735–84, Swedish …   Australian English dictionary

  • Торбернит — [по имени Торберн (Бергманн)] м л, Cu[UO2|PO4]·10(12 8)Н2О. Тетр. Гр. урановых слюдок. Изумрудно и травяно зеленый. Бл. стеклянный. Уд. в. 3,6. Хрупкий. В з. окисл. Cu U м ний и пегматитов. Асс. с фосфатами и силикатами U и гидроокислами Fе. На… …   Геологическая энциклопедия

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