ianthinite

ianthinite

[ē′an·thə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
2UO2·7H2O A violet mineral composed of hydrous uranium dioxide, occurring as orthorhombic crystals.
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The primary uranium minerals are uraninite and coffinite but numerous secondary uranium minerals have been formed as a result of the weathering processes: yellow gummites, autunite, metaautunite, torbernite, saleeite, uranotyle, ianthinite and uranopilite (Arribas, 1975).