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coffinite

[ kaw-fi-nahyt, kof-i- ]
/ ˈkɔ fɪ naɪt, ˈkɒf ɪ- /
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noun
a mineral, black uranous silicate, USiO4, an important ore of uranium.
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Origin of coffinite

First recorded in 1950–55; coffin + -ite1
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