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A poorly characterized uranium mineral, possibly a uranium sulphate, first found near Adrianople (now Edirne), north-west Turkey.
Mid 19th century. From the name of Abdul Mejid ( Mecid in modern Turkish orthography), Ottoman Sultan from 1839–61 + -ite.
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