Meaning of autunite

au•tun•ite

Pronunciation: (ôt'n-īt", ō-tun'īt), [key]
— n.
  1. a yellow mineral, a hydrous calcium uranium phosphate, CaUPO&multiplydot;8HO, occurring in crystals as nearly square tablets: a minor ore of uranium.
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