a hydrous, radioactive, tetragonal mineral, Ca(UO)(PO)10-12HO: it is an ore of uranium
Origin of autuniteafter Autun, town in France + -ite
A yellowish, fluorescent minor ore of uranium with the composition Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2·10–12H2O.
Origin of autuniteAfter Autun, a city of east-central France.
- After Autun, France, near which it was discovered in 1852.