carnotite definition by Webster's New World
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a yellow, very soft, radioactive, monoclinic mineral, K(UO)(VO)·3HO, that is a source of uranium, radium, and vanadium
Origin: after A. Carnot (died 1920), French mine inspector plush -ite
carnotite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A yellow ore of uranium and radium with composition K(UO2)2(VO4)2·3H2O.
Origin: French, after Marie Adolphe Carnot (died 1920), French mining engineer.