abernathyite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Jess Abernathy, Utah mine operator, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

abernathyite (plural abernathyites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare hydrous uranium oxide mineral that forms yellow vitreous tabular crystals with perfect cleavage.

Further reading[edit]

  • Abernathyite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • abernathyite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016