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Synonyms of pitchblende

Noun


1. uraninite, pitchblende, uranium ore

usage: a mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium; uraninite in massive form is called pitchblende which is the chief uranium ore

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