YTTROTANTALITE

Yt`tro-co*lum"bite, Yt`tro-tan"ta*lite, n. (Min.)

Definition: A tantalate of uranium, yttrium, and calcium, of a brown or black color.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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