- any of the uranium phosphates, as autunite or torbernite.
Origin of uranite
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There was his bill at Millen and Helion, Mars, for uranite and supplies.
It occurs in the pitchblende of Saxony, and the uranite of Cornwall.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The magazine of uranite fuel capsules was nearly empty, now, he reflected.
Thus, helium was discovered in the sun's spectrum by Jansen and isolated from uranite by Ramsay in 1895.
- any of various minerals containing uranium, esp torbernite or autunite
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