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gummite

[guhm-ahyt]
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noun Mineralogy.
  1. a yellow to red alteration product of pitchblende and a minor ore of uranium, having a greasy luster and occurring in gumlike masses.

Origin of gummite

1865–70; orig. German Gummit. See gum1, -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for gummite

gummite

noun
  1. an orange or yellowish amorphous secondary mineral consisting of hydrated uranium oxides
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