Torbernite Definition

tôrbər-nīt
noun
A green radioactive mineral that is a hydrous crystalline phosphate of uranium and copper.
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Other Word Forms of Torbernite

Noun

Singular:
torbernite
Plural:
torbernites

Origin of Torbernite

  • After Torbern Olof Bergman (1735–1784), Swedish chemist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Torbern Bergman (1735-1784), Swedish chemist, and -ite.

    From Wiktionary

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