gummite definition

  • noun:
    • An orange-red to grayish yellow mixture of a few uranium oxides, silicates, and salts occurring normally when you look at the oxidation and hydration of uraninite.
    • A yellow, amorphous mineral, a mixture of oxides and silicates of uranium, formed by weathering of pitchblende.
    • A yellow amorphous mineral, essentially a hydrated oxide of uranium based on the alteration of uraninite.
    • An orange-yellow mineral consisting chiefly of hydrous oxid of uranium, generated by the alteration of uraninite.
    • a gummy orange blend of uranium oxides and silicates occurring normally in moisture and oxidation of pitchblende

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