monazite

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soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process atomic number 59 , Pr , praseodymium
yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium atomic number 60 , Nd , neodymium
grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite atomic number 62 , samarium , Sm
metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite atomic number 65 , Tb , terbium
soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime atomic number 69 , thulium , Tm
soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime atomic number 70 , Yb , ytterbium
soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands atomic number 90 , Th , thorium
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