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Who discovered Uraninite and where was it found?

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I really need to know this for homework whenever i type it into google it just keeps coming up as uranium.

asked Mar 19, 2012 by AssassinsCreedGal (120 points)

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Wikipedia seems to have the answer: "The mineral has been known at least since the 15th century from silver mines in the Ore Mountains, on the German/Czech border. The type locality is the town of Jáchymov, on the Czech side of the mountains, where F.E.Brückmann described the mineral in 1727."

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uraninite

answered Mar 19, 2012 by yohaas (1,030 points)

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