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u•ran•i•nite



Pronunciation: (yoo-ran'u-nīt", -rā'nu-), [key]
n.
a mineral, probably originally uranium dioxide, UO2, but altered by radioactive decay, and usually containing uranium trioxide, lead, radium, and helium, occurring in several varieties, including pitchblende: the most important ore of uranium.

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