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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a gummy orange mixture of uranium oxides and silicates occurring naturally in the hydration and oxidation of pitchblende;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gummite \Gum"mite\, n. [So called because it occurs in rounded or flattened pieces which look like gum.] (Min.) A yellow amorphous mineral, essentially a hydrated oxide of uranium derived from the alteration of uraninite. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gummite n 1: a gummy orange mixture of uranium oxides and silicates occurring naturally in the hydration and oxidation of pitchblende