andersonite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Anderson +‎ -ite, after Charles Alfred Anderson (1902-1990) of the United States Geological Survey.

Noun[edit]

andersonite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare uranium carbonate mineral found in sandstone-hosted uranium.

Further reading[edit]

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