Definition of Carnotite

1. Noun. A yellow radioactive mineral; an ore of uranium and radium and vanadium.

Terms within: Atomic Number 23, V, Vanadium
Generic synonyms: Uranium Ore



Definition of Carnotite

1. Noun. (minerology) A yellow mineral that is a potassium uranyl vanadate that is a major ore or uranium, with the chemical formula K2(UO2)2(VO4)2'''·'''3H2O. ¹

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Definition of Carnotite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carnotite

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carnosaurs
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carnosinase
carnosine
carnosine synthetase
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carnotite (current term)
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carnying
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caroach
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carob
carob bar
carob bean
carob bean tree

Literary usage of Carnotite

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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1905)
"The occurrence of carnotite, a vanadate of uranium and potassium, was reported ... In this report the Government Geologist, suspecting that, the carnotite ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"In this paper a careful study has been made of a Colorado carnotite and a satisfactory method worked out for the extraction of the radioactive ingredients. ..."

3. Political and Commercial Geology and the World's Mineral Resources by Josiah Edward Spurr (1920)
"The deposits seem to have been formed by the precipitation of carnotite from solution along certain strata of these formations, and the material occurs ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Dr. Viol states that the estimates of myself and the Bureau of Mines are based on a " very inadequate study of the carnotite region made prior to the war ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"carnotite Deposits of Colorado and Utah About 1910, the carnotite deposits of southwestern Colorado and eastern Utah began to receive attention. ..."

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