uranophane etymology

English word uranophane comes from English urano- ((chemistry) uranium (astronomy) of the heavens.), English phane

Detailed word origin of uranophane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
urano- English (eng) (chemistry) uranium (astronomy) of the heavens.
phane English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of several substructures of a more complex molecule.
uranophane English (eng) (mineralogy) A rare yellow radioactive calcium uranium silicate hydrate mineral that forms from the oxidation of uranium-bearing minerals.

Words with the same origin as uranophane

Descendants of urano-
calciouranoite uranoan uranocene uranometry uranophobia uranopolycrase uranoscopy uranotungstite