10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YTTERBITE»
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Samples were sent to B.R. Geijer at the laboratory of Royal Mint in Stockholm
who published the first description of the mineral, now named as ytterbite, in a
German scientific journal in 1788 . The report by Geijer was very brief giving
The 15 Lanthanides and the 15 Actinides
He named this new mineral ytterbite. This black stone is made up of many of the
lanthanides. This marked the first discovery of the lanthanide elements. And in
1989, the mine where Arrhenius found ytterbite was designated a historical ...
A Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their ...
XYLITE 293 YTTERBITE f. Tetala in Xonotla, Mexico, its locality. A very tough,
hydrous silicate of calcium, resembling okenile. XYLITE. R. Hermann, 1845, Jour.
Pk. Ch., xxxiv, 180 (Xylit), f. $vXov, ' wood,' which it resembles. An altered ...
Albert Huntington Chester, 1896
Element Recovery and Sustainability
Discovery. and. Mining. In 1794, Johann Gadolin, a Finnish chemist, took the first
step to discovering the rare earth metals when he extracted a mixed oxide he
called 'yttria' from the black mineral ytterbite. Shortly afterwards, another mixed ...
Andrew Hunt, George A. Kraus, James H. Clark, 2013
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century ...
ytterbite (it'er-bit), n. [< Ytterby, in Sweden, # + -ite2.] Same as gadolinite.
ytterbium (i-ter'bi-um), n. [NL.,< Ytterby, in Sweden.] Chemical symbol, Yb; atomic
weight, 172.0. An element discovered by Marignac in gadolinite, in regard to
which little ...
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry
It is the major component in minerals such as gadolinite (ytterbite), YQMH3SiZOw
(MII = Fe, Be), thalenite, Y2[Si207] and xenotim, YP04. It is now produced on an
industrial scale mainly from monacite sand and bastnesite, which contain 3 and ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other ...
689). YERBA MATS. Syn. with PABA.GUAY TKA (iv. 349). YPABTT-PX.ABTT. Syn
. with COCA (i. 1059). YTTERBITE, YTTERITE. Syn. with GADOLDnTB (ii. 757).
YTTRIA. Oxide of yttrium (p. 1064). YTTRITE. Syn. with GADOLINITE. YTTRIUM.
Treatise on Process Metallurgy, Volume 3: Industrial Processes
INTRODUCTION The rare earths were discovered in 1787 by Swedish Army
Lieutenant Karl Axel Arrhenius when he collected the black mineral ytterbite (
later renamed gadolinite) from a feldspar and quartz mine near the village of
Materials Handbook: A Concise Desktop Reference
... in 1788, oxides of the heavy rare-earth elements were first discovered in
ytterbite (gadolinite) by the Swedish chemist J. Gadolin, who gave them the name
rare earth owing to their scarcity in nature and the chemical similarity of their
François Cardarelli, 2008
Episodes from the history of the rare earth elements
Such a position resonates with the assessment of the mineralogist Flint who is
reported to have claimed that ytterbite was maybe the most significant single
mineral in the history of inorganic chemistry. Perusal of the first part of this book
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YTTERBITE»
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Rare earths, rare places and rare prices
The first rare earth element was named ytterbite (now renamed yttrium) in 1787 and was discovered in a quarry near the Swedish village of Ytterby on an island ... «The Borneo Post, Jan 15»
Rare earths - what they do
A decade passed before Swedish chemist Lars Nilson identified it by spectral analysis of the dark mineral ytterbite. Elemental scandium was finally produced 58 ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Nov 12»