torbernite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Torben +‎ -ite. From Torbern Bergman (1735-1784), Swedish chemist.

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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External links[edit]

  • torbernite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • torbernite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016