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car·no·tite

 (kär′nə-tīt′)
n.
A yellow ore of uranium and radium with composition K(UO2)2(VO4)2·3H2O.

[French, after Marie Adolphe Carnot (died 1920), French mining engineer.]

carnotite

(ˈkɑːnəˌtaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a radioactive yellow mineral consisting of hydrated uranium potassium vanadate: occurs in sedimentary rocks and is a source of uranium, radium, and vanadium. Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2.3H2O
[C20: named after A. Carnot (died 1920), French inspector general of mines]

car•no•tite

(ˈkɑr nəˌtaɪt)

n.
a yellow earthy ore of uranium, hydrous potassium uranium vanadate.
[1895–1900; after A. Carnot (d. 1920), French mining official; see -ite1]
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Noun1.carnotite - a yellow radioactive mineral; an ore of uranium and radium and vanadium
atomic number 23, vanadium, V - a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
uranium ore - any ore from which uranium can be extracted
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(Uraninite) and secondary mierals such as tyuyamunite, carnotite are commonly existed and enriched by water at places in cavities in Vihowa Group (Oligocene Chittarwata, Vihowa, Litra and Chaudhwanan formations) and may be hosted in coal and sandstone bearings formations.
It is also reported from the Lady Stith claim, associated with kaolinite, gypsum, fluorite, and tyuyamunite (Nelson-Moore et al., 1978; Thompson, 1992).
Associated minerals are: pascoite, sherwoodite, selenium, bariandite, devilline, rossite, hewettite, carnotite, clausthalite, coffinite, tyuyamunite, uraninite, corvusite, montroseite, roscoelite, galena, pyrite and tennantite.
Associated (later) minerals include variscite, fluellite, leucophosphite, unknown #1, hewettite, tyuyamunite, torbernite and tiemannite/ corderoite, commonly all on the same specimen.