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swartzite

[ swawrt-sahyt ]
/ ˈswɔrt saɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.

a hydrous carbonate of calcium, magnesium, and uranium, occurring in green crystals: an ore of uranium.

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Origin of swartzite

Named after C. K. Swartz (1861–1949), American geologist; see -ite1
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