uranopilite

A fluorescent radioactive mineral, hydrated uranyl sulfate hydroxide.

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  • Uranopilite — is a minor ore of uranium with the chemistry (UO2)6SO4(OH)6O2ˑ12H2O or, Hydrated Uranyl Sulfate Hydroxide.As with many uranyl minerals, it is fluorescent and radioactive. It is straw yellow in normal light. Uranopilite fluoresces a bright green… …   Wikipedia

  • uranopilite — ● uranopilite nom féminin Sulfate hydraté naturel d uranium, monoclinique. uranopilite [yʀanopilit] n. f. ÉTYM. 1892; de 2. urano , et p. ê. du grec pilos « laine, feutre », par anal. d aspect, et suff. ite. ❖ ♦ Chim. Sulfate hydraté d uranium …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • uranopilite — ura·nopi·lite …   English syllables

  • uranopilite — ˌyu̇rənōˈpīˌlīt, ˈnäpəˌlīt noun ( s) Etymology: German uranopilit, from uran (II) + Greek pilos felt + German it ite more at pile (hair) : a mineral ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • meta-uranopilite — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun : a mineral (UO2)6(SO6)(OH)10.5H2O consisting of a hydrous basic sulfate of uranyl with less water than uranopilite …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals K-M (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • List of minerals U-Z (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • urano- — ♦ Élément, du gr. ouranos « ciel », signifiant en lat. anat. « voûte du palais ». urano élément, du gr. ouranos, ciel , et en lat. anat. voûte du palais . I. ⇒URAN(O) 1, (URAN , URANO )élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du gr. ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • uran- — I. ⇒URAN(O) 1, (URAN , URANO )élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du gr. ( ) , de « ciel, voûte du ciel » (uranos en lat.), entrant dans la constr. de qq. termes en astron., vieillis ou peu usités. V. uranien et aussi: uranolithe, subst. masc. Météorite …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • List of minerals — This is a List of minerals for which there are Wikipedia articles. Mineral variety names and mineraloids are to be listed after the valid minerals for each letter.For a complete listing (about 4,000) of all mineral names: List of minerals… …   Wikipedia

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