torbernite

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Etymology[edit]

Torbern Bergman (1735-1784), Swedish chemist, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

torbernite (countable and uncountable, plural torbernites)

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  1. (mineralogy) A radioactive green phosphate mineral, isostructural with autunite, found in granites and other uranium-bearing deposits as a secondary mineral.

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