uralite


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uralite

(ˈjʊərəˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) an amphibole mineral, similar to hornblende, that replaces pyroxene in some igneous and metamorphic rocks
[C19: from the Ural Mountains where it was first found + -ite1]
uralitic adj
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The first is 'uranium glass'--also known as 'Uralite glass' (unrelated to the Ural Mountains of Russia)--which usually is a silicate glass doped with traces of uranium.
The light was ashen and the street was wide and monotonous, dirty houses of the neighborhood, interminable walls, sharp corrugated uralite roofs, telephone poles and wires.