Carnotite



a yellow, earthy, hydrous potassium uranium vanadate: an ore of uranium.
Historical Examples

Pitchblende is the best, but carnotite, which is a gray rock with yellowish streaks, is also good ore.
The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin

But it seems to be pulverized ore, and my guess would be carnotite.
The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin

But couldn’t the carnotite have been stolen from a privately owned mine?
The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin

noun
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

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