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  • n. A tetragonal-ditetragonal dipyramidal mineral containing barium, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and uranium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A phosphate of uranium and barium analogous in composition to autunite and similar in crystallization, from Falkenstein, Vogtland.


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  • The type locality of this hydrated phosphate of barium and uranium is the famous Streuberg Quarry of Saxony, Germany.

    June 6, 2010