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Meaning of GADOLINITE

Pronunciation:  'gadli`nIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium
 

GADOLINITE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: ytterbite
 
 See Also: atomic number 39, atomic number 4, atomic number 58, atomic number 64, atomic number 65, atomic number 67, atomic number 68, atomic number 70, Be, beryllium, Ce, cerium, Er, erbium, gadolinium, Gd, glucinium, Ho, holmium, mineral, Tb, terbium, Y, Yb, ytterbium, yttrium

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gad"o*lin*ite\, n. [Named after Gadolin, a Russian
chemist.] (Min.)
A mineral of a nearly black color and vitreous luster, and
consisting principally of the silicates of yttrium, cerium,
and iron.

 

 

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