/kaw"fi nuyt, kof"i-/, n.
a mineral, black uranous silicate, USiO4, an important ore of uranium.
[1950-55; COFFIN + -ITE1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Coffinite — Pitchblende and coffinite in a sample from a Czech mine General Category Nesosilicate …   Wikipedia

  • coffinite — ● coffinite nom féminin Silicate hydraté naturel d uranium, souvent associé à la pechblende, formant un minerai exploité aux États Unis …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • coffinite — /kaw fi nuyt, kof i /, n. a mineral, black uranous silicate, USiO4, an important ore of uranium. [1950 55; COFFIN + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • coffinite — noun A brown or black uranium bearing silicate mineral …   Wiktionary

  • Uranium mining in the United States — declined drastically in the 1980s, but has revived since 2001 due to higher uranium prices. The average spot price of uranium oxide (U3O8) increased from $7.92 per pound in 2001 to $39.48 per pound in 2006. [Department of Energy s [http://www.eia …   Wikipedia

  • Uranium mining in Wyoming — Uranium mining in Wyoming, a state of the United States was formerly a much larger industry than it is today. Wyoming once had many operating uranium mines, and still has the largest known uranium ore reserves of any state in the U.S. The Wyoming …   Wikipedia

  • Coffinit — Uraninit (Varietät Pechblende) und Coffinit aus der Urangrube Zálesí (Javorník), Tschechien Chemische Formel U4+[(SiO4),(OH)4] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of minerals C-E (complete) — It is currently not possible to have a complete list of minerals . The International Mineralogical Association is the international group that recognises new minerals and new mineral names, however minerals discovered before 1959 did not go… …   Wikipedia

  • Uranium mining in Colorado — Uranium mining in Colorado, United States, goes back to 1872, when pitchblende ore was taken from gold mines near Central City, Colorado. The Colorado uranium industry has seen booms and busts, but continues to this day. Not counting byproduct… …   Wikipedia

  • Zircon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hyacinte (homonymie). Cet article possède un paronyme, voir : Zircone …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”