Definition of uranocircite in US English:

uranocircite

noun

Chemistry Mineralogy
  • A bright yellow-green mineral typically occurring as thin, tabular crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From urano- + ancient Greek κίρκος falcon + -ite, after German Uranocircit, so called with punning reference to the place where it was discovered, Falkenstein, in Germany.