coffinite

[kaw-fi-nahyt, kof-i-]

noun

a mineral, black uranous silicate, USiO4, an important ore of uranium.

Nearby words

  1. coffin bone,
  2. coffin corner,
  3. coffin nail,
  4. coffin, levi,
  5. coffin-siris syndrome,
  6. coffle,
  7. cofinal,
  8. cofound,
  9. cofounder,
  10. cofunction

Origin of coffinite

First recorded in 1950–55; coffin + -ite1

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