Associations to the word «Gadolinite»

Wiktionary

GADOLINITE, noun. (mineral) A dark, vitreous mineral that is a complex mixture of silicates of cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, yttrium, beryllium, and iron, with the chemical formula (Ce,La,Nd,Y)2FeBe2Si2O10.

Dictionary definition

GADOLINITE, noun. A mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium.

Wise words

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