carnotite
noun Etymology: French, from M. A. Carnot died 1920 French inspector general of mines Date: 1899 a yellow to greenish-yellow mineral consisting of a radioactive hydrous vanadate of uranium and potassium that is a source of radium and uranium

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  • Carnotite — Catégorie VIII : phosphates, arséniates, vanadates[1] Carnotite du Colorado (États Unis) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CARNOTITE — Vanadate hydraté d’uranium et de potassium de formule chimique: K2(UO2)2(VO4)23H2O, qui doit son nom de carnotite au savant français Marie Adolphe Carnot (1839 1920). À l’analyse chimique, elle apparaît composée de 10,4 p. 100 de K2O, de 63,4 p.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • carnotite — [kär′nə tīt΄] n. [after A. Carnot (died 1920), Fr mine inspector + ITE1] a yellow, very soft, radioactive, monoclinic mineral, K2 (UO2) 2 (VO4) 2·3H2O, that is a source of uranium, radium, and vanadium …   English World dictionary

  • Carnotite — Infobox mineral name = Carnotite category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = 200 caption = formula = K2(UO2)2 (VO4)2·3H2O molweight = color = Yellow, Golden yellow, Greenish yellow habit = crusts, earthy masses, foliated and granular… …   Wikipedia

  • carnotite — /kahr neuh tuyt /, n. Mineral. a yellow, earthy, hydrous potassium uranium vanadate: an ore of uranium. [1895 1900; named after A. Carnot (d. 1920), French mining official; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral  radioactive, bright yellow, soft and earthy… …   Universalium

  • carnotite — karnotitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė K₂[(UO₂)₂|V₂O₈]·3H₂O atitikmenys: angl. carnotite rus. карнотит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • carnotite — noun A yellow mineral that is a potassium uranyl vanadate that is a major ore or uranium, with the chemical formula K(UO)(VO)·3HO …   Wiktionary

  • carnotite — car·no·tì·te s.f. TS mineral. minerale di colore giallo, costituito da vanadato idrato di potassio e uranile, utilizzato per l alto contenuto di uranio {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1931. ETIMO: der. di Carnot, nome del chimico e mineralogista… …   Dizionario italiano

  • carnotite — {{hw}}{{carnotite}}{{/hw}}s. f. Minerale di color giallo, da cui si ricava uranio …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • carnotite — pl.f. carnotiti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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