rauvite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named by Frank L. Hess in 1922 from the elemental symbols of its presumed contents: RAdium, Uranium and Vanadium

RA + U + V + -ite

Noun[edit]

rauvite

  1. (mineralogy) An amorphous mineral containing calcium, hydrogen, oxygen, uranium, and vanadium.

References[edit]

  • Rauvite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.