Meaning of obruchevite in English:

obruchevite

Pronunciation /ɒˈbruːtʃəvʌɪt/

noun

rare Mineralogy
  • A mineral containing yttrium and uranium, originally regarded as a member of the pyrochlore group but later shown to consist of two different species.

Origin

1950s. From Russian obručevit from the name of Vladimir Afanas′evič Obručev, Russian geologist + -it.