swartzite

/swawrt"suyt/, n. Mineral.
a hydrous carbonate of calcium, magnesium, and uranium, occurring in green crystals: an ore of uranium.
[named after C. K. Swartz (1861-1949), American geologist; see -ITE1]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • swartzite — swartz·ite …   English syllables

  • swartzite — tˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: George K. Swartz died 1949 American geologist + English ite : a mineral CaMg(UO2)(CO3)3.12H2O consisting of a hydrous carbonate of calcium, magnesium, and uranium and occurring as clusters of tiny prismatic green… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of minerals S-T (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Uranium carbonate — Chembox new Name = Uranium carbonate ImageFile = Uranium carbonate.png ImageName = Uranium carbonate IUPACName = Uranium carbonate OtherNames = Uranyl Carbonate Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.