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Meaning of MONAZITE

Pronunciation:  'mânu`zIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals; an important source of thorium and cerium
 

MONAZITE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: atomic number 58, atomic number 59, atomic number 60, atomic number 62, atomic number 63, atomic number 65, atomic number 69, atomic number 70, atomic number 90, Ce, cerium, Eu, europium, mineral, Nd, neodymium, Pr, praseodymium, samarium, Sm, Tb, terbium, Th, thorium, thulium, Tm, Yb, ytterbium

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon"a*zite\ (m[o^]n"[.a]*z[imac]t), n. [From Gr.
mona`zein to be solitary, in allusion to its isolated
crystals.] (Min.)
A mineral occurring usually in small isolated crystals, -- a
phosphate of the cerium metals.

 

 

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